(Development Director) A native of New York’s Capital District, Daniel has long been passionate about social justice, intentional communities, and public service. He comes to Easton after serving as the Program Director for Community Engagement for the Office of the President at the University at Albany. In this role, he helped develop University-community partnerships and expand UAlbany’s impact in the Capital Region and beyond. He is also a founding contributor to the Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector workshop series, a program promoting the capacity and sustainability of the region’s nonprofit organizations.
Prior to his work at UAlbany, Daniel spent four years managing the Schenectady Damien Center, a community center providing social and emotional support services and educational programming to the region’s HIV/AIDS community. He has also consulted on various research and evaluation projects for organizations including the New York State Savings and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission, the Capital Area School Development Association, and the Evaluation Consortium.
Daniel holds two Master’s degrees from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany, a Master of Arts in Political Science with a focus on democratic political theory and a Master of Public Administration with a focus on nonprofit management. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Drew University.
In his spare time, Daniel can be found hiking in the Adirondacks, belting out karaoke tunes, practicing yoga, and exploring farmer’s markets and vintage stores.