Dan McGrath brings more than 20 years of community, labor and organizing experience to GPP. For 12 years, Dan served as the founding Executive Director of TakeAction Minnesota, a nationally recognized multi-racial organization where he built a top-notch and diverse staff and leadership that won numerous issue, electoral, and organizing campaigns. TakeAction Minnesota’s work with other leading organizations is nationally recognized as a model for state-based alignment. Dan also served as Executive Director of Progressive Minnesota and organized school bus drivers with SEIU International. Dan’s international experience includes work at the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation in the Republic of Ireland, the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) and election observation in El Salvador. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with his wife Teresa and their three children, Harriet, Winston and Joseph, where they camp and cross-country ski as much as possible.