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Dan Samson

Dan Samson

Director of Policy Engagement

Dan Samson is the director of policy engagement at NAHU. In this role, Dan manages the association’s political and policy communications and grassroots advocacy efforts. This includes authoring the weekly Washington Update newsletter as well as overseeing the Operation Shout program to engage members on federal and state legislative activity. Dan has a Bachelor’s degree in Government and International Politics and a Master’s degree in Public Policy, both from George Mason University in Virginia. Prior to joining NAHU in 2011, Dan worked for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and held roles with AARP’s Office of International Affairs and both houses of Congress.

Outside of NAHU, Dan enjoys running road races, riding his bike, and cheering on his World Champion Chicago Cubs.

He can be contacted at dsamson@nahu.org or 202-595-3678.