2550 County Road II
Rudolph, WI 54475
PHONE # 715-344-4104
January 14, 1954
Married Robin Cross on August 21, 1976
adult children, Andrea, Adam, Amy
Grandpa to two boys Grant and Patrick and one girl Eden
in factories for 5 years, both union and non-union
Self-employed since 1979
Business experience: urban arboriculture, food
processing, house moving, home appraisal,
organic/sustainable vegetable and berry farm, and
He also served 19 years as a consultant in the house
moving industry in an effort to protect roadside trees
from esthetic damage during the moving process. He also worked in the fight against Oak Wilt and Dutch Elm
Co-Founder and founding president on the board of
directors for “Midwest Organic Services Association”, an
international certifying agency for the organic farming
industry, located in Wisconsin.
SARE grant recipient for doing research in high tunnel
agriculture as a means to increase productivity in
produce and berry farming.
Facilitator for the Stevens Point Farmers Market.
a strong advocate of “buy local, buy fresh”, an effort
to help small farm families increase the profitability
of their farms in a world where farmers have been losing
out to corporate farming practices.
been an aggressive proponent for the protection of
property rights and served as a public speaker
throughout the state in this regards.
been a promoter of sustainable agriculture serving on
the USDA SARE grant review committee and as an educator
in the field of sustainable farming practices.
been a strong advocate for constitutional government and
has been publicly active over the years in fighting for
the protection of our Constitutional rights and
instrumental in creating an elected county executive
position in Portage County verses the un-elected
position the county was trying to install.
fought for years to protect our property rights during
the Wisconsin’s comprehensive planning process.
certified tax assessor, Dan has stood for fairness and
equity regarding property taxes often rocking the boat
for both local and state government. This effort has
brought him criticism by some, but the majority of the
taxpayers have seen a reduction in their property taxes
due to his efforts. His desire for equity and fairness
has affected both Democrats and Republicans alike.