Dan and his wife, Karen, live on the family farm on St. Rt. 87. Together they manage Sunrise Farm Market, Garden, and Gifts. They have enjoyed raising their three children here in Burton and have lived at their same address for 39 years. Dan has lived in Burton for 60 years.

Dan graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelors of Business Management degree and a minor in Aerospace Technology.

Currently Dan serves as liaison to the Zoning Board & Commission, Land Use, Cemeteries and is the representative to the Geauga County HDAC (Health District Advisory Committee), the CRA (Community Reinvestment Area) and the JEDD (Joint Economic Development District).

Dan’s term ends in December of 2021.