PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

Member Spotlight - Dan Weaver

02/22/2017 2:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Dan Weaver serves as President and Executive Director of PIOGA effective September 2016.  Prior to serving in this role, Dan led PIOGA's efforts to educate both school students and the public about energy issues for the past five years, including the development of K-12 study course on oil and natural gas that meets Pennsylvania's standards in history, civics and government, economics, and science and technology.  He has represented PIOGA to members of Congress and the state legislature, as well as media sources around the state and nation.

Dan's experience with the Drake Well Museum included 11 years as a Museum Educator and a term as the Manager of the Friends of the Drake Well Museum.  He managed a staff of eight, as well as numerous volunteers that provided tours of the Drake Well and Museum to thousands of visitors each year.  He was also responsible for event planning and fundraising.

Dan was also responsible for the creation the Mobile Energy Education Training Unit (MEET-U). MEET-U is a portable classroom that has traveled over 200,000 miles to provide information about energy to students and the public in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and New York. MEET-U has visited 157 schools since its completion in 2010.

Dan is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in history.

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