Dan graduated in May 2014 with his Masters of Divinity degree from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was ordained by the Upper Midwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in February 2015. From 2012-2014 Dan served the congregation as Student Pastor and Intern. Prior to FCC, Dan served churches in Nebraska and Minnesota in music and community ministries. Dan is the Moderator for GLAD Alliance, called to join in God’s work of transforming the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) into a just and inclusive church that welcomes persons of all gender expressions and sexual identities into the full life and leadership of the church.
Dan brings to his ministry wide experiences in nonprofit administration, tourism & travel management, and K-12 & collegiate education. Dan sings with VocalPoint Chorus, a choir that educates and donates 100% of performance-driven donations to a worthy cause that will make a dramatic impact in everyday lives. He is married to Keith Seifert and loves to bike, hike, travel, good wine and cheese, and is a total bus geek.
He holds a Mini-MBA in NonProfit Organizations from the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business (Minneapolis, MN), and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Crown College (St. Bonifacius, MN).