Dan Reynolds is a native of Florida, whose family roots date back to the
He served in the U.S. Navy as a surgical technician during the early 1970ís.
After leaving the Navy, he attended the University of Florida, and spent two
years of directed study in economics at Adam Mickiewicz University in
Poznan, Poland. While in Poland, he witnessed the birth and rise of the
Solidarity trade union movement. Dan is a journeyman carpenter and a member
of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. As a union carpenter he has engaged
in construction job site organizing and brings a personal passion and
commitment to our organization.
Dan has dedicated his life to building
a better community for us all. He serves on numerous boards including;
Florida AFL-CIO Executive Council, National AFL-CIO Presidentís Advisory
Council, The Broward County Housing and Finance Authority, Broward Workforce
Development Board, and the Board of the Broward County United Way.
Danís qualifications read like a novel. Dan comes to the Presidency after
having served as the elected Secretary-Treasurer of the National Federation
of Public & Private Employees since 1994. His work with the Federation of
Public Employees began in 1985. In addition to his involvement with the
Federation, he is the President of the Broward County AFL-CIO. Delegates
representing over fifty local union affiliates elected him to that position
He has worked extensively with numerous unions, community, consumer and
political organizations as a consultant in the areas of organizing, special
projects, corporate investigation and legislative affairs. Most recently he
served as the Executive Director for the Federation of Public Employees.
Prior to that Dan worked for ten years as the Director of Political Action
for the Broward Teachers Union.
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