Associate Director, Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC)
B.S., Wesley College; M.P.A. Drake University
Small business education and food waste reduction practices
Dan's capabilities at the IWRC have continuously grown from being hired in 1994 as a waste reduction specialist, becoming the Iowa Air Emissions Assistance Program manager in 2001, senior program manager in 2009, Associate Director in 2013, and transitioning to the Interim Director role in July 2017.
He works closely with regulatory agencies and other organizations to build relationships, oversees IWRC's programs and services, and continually seeks funding opportunities for continued and new programs
Dan is a member of the U.S. EPA's Clean Air Act Advisory Committee and is past chair of the National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Steering Committee. He is Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Certified Energy Manager, LEED® Accredited Professional.
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