Dan has spent all his life in Texas and most of his conservation career with The Nature Conservancy (TNC). He feels very strongly about conserving the state’s natural resources and sees the PLJV partnership as a key player in delivering conservation in the Texas panhandle. By participating on the PLJV management board and collaborating with other partners, he is able to work with a variety of professionals to protect the natural resources of this area.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global environmental nonprofit and has protected land and water in Texas since 1964. As the Central and West Texas Program Manager, Dan oversees all of the work in those areas, which is focused on enhancing and protecting habitat for plants, wildlife, water resources, and people in the state.
Dan has a bachelor’s degree in range and wildlife management from Texas Tech University. He specializes in wildlife management, land management, prescribed fire, and conservation easements.
Dan has twin 16-year-old daughters and is an avid hunter and fisherman.