Executive Director, Independent Voter Project
Dan is a lifelong political advocate and businessman, hailing from the East Coast and currently residing in Incline Village, NV. Dan served as a staff member and consultant in the state legislature from 1974-1981 and 1991-2003, acting as Chief of Staff for Independent Voter Project co-founder Steve Peace for several of those years. He also founded what is now C & L Stairs and Millwork, a millwork company located in Sacramento, California. He is retired from Eli Lilly & Co. where he served as Director of State Government Relations.
Katherine M. Gehl, a business leader and former CEO with experience in government, began, in the last decade, to participate actively in politics—first in traditional partisan politics.
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