Dan is a first-year student in the MS URPL program from Monroe, WI. He graduated from Edgewood College with a degree in environmental studies. During his time at Edgewood, Dan worked at the US Dairy Forage Research Center as a soil science aide. Following graduation, he moved to Minneapolis and worked for a local CSA (community supported agriculture) program as an assistant coordinator. His interests in planning center around transportation and food systems, and he hopes to work in the public sector. In his free time, Dan enjoys camping, birding, kayaking, and curling.