I believe the role of government is to serve the people!
Dan is married to Linda K.Treviño and has two daughters and a granddaughter. The son of Mexican-American parents Dan was born and raised in South Texas (Edinburg). He attended the University of Texas - Austin and earned a B.A. in Zoology and a Ph.D. In Physiology. He was on the faculty of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston).
Dan and Linda moved to the Centre Region in 1987 to assume positions at Penn State. Dan retired 8 years ago; Linda is still employed as a Professor in the Smeal College of Business. They have resided in Patton Twp for the past 18 years.
In September 2016 Dan was appointed to fill a vacancy as an interim Twp Supervisor and then was elected to a full 6-year term, starting in January 2018. Since his retirement Dan is a passionate supporter of, and has volunteered regularly at Centre Volunteers in Medicine and at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County. His hobbies are gardening, DIY home projects, and reading.