Dan and his wife Bernie began attending Patterson Park Church in 1989 when Dan received an assignment here at Wright Patterson AFB. They have two adult sons and six grandchildren. Through the 1990’s Dan and Bernie served the church in a variety of volunteer leadership roles. Dan joined the pastoral staff in 2001, two and a half years after his retirement from the Air Force. His oversight responsibilities include church administration, counseling, and outreach. Dan and Bernie’s primary ministry focus in on Celebrate Recovery and jail ministry. Dan has an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York, a master’s degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and has taken a number of counseling courses from the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation.