In March 2018, Dan was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Kavel.
Before entering Parliament, Dan worked for nearly a decade in the justice system.
Dan is known for his energetic approach and is involved with many local clubs and organisations. He is always out listening and working with people in his community.
In Parliament, Dan is currently the Presiding Member of the Public Works Committee and is also a member of the Crime and Public Integrity Policy Committee.
In September 2020 Premier Steven Marshall appointed Dan as the Premier's Advocate for Suicide Prevention and Community Resilience.
Dan enjoys reading, bushwalking and following his local team in the Hills Football League.