Dan joined Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries in January 2021 where he leads several teams including Legal & Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility, Internal Audit, Risk Management, and Policy & Regulatory Compliance.
He arrived from Shared Health Inc. where he served as the Provincial Lead – Legal Services. In addition to providing advice as general counsel, he was also responsible for management and oversight of four key administrative and support services for Shared Health and the service delivery organizations it serves: Legal Services, Privacy and Access, Internal Audit, and Insurance and Risk.
Dan also served as corporate secretary to the Shared Health Board of Directors, where he assisted in its development as a new provincial health authority, including the legislative changes necessary to effect health care system transformation.
He brings many years of private and public legal expertise in civil, commercial and regulatory litigation; corporate governance; transportation; occupational health and safety; environmental law; compliance; privacy; contracts and agreements; medical and health; supply chain; capital planning, and insurance and risk.
Dan was first called to the bar in South Dakota in 1996 and then Manitoba in 1999. He was the provincial co-chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Health Law Section.