Daniel Besseck is a retired police officer having retired after almost 27 years of service in 2011. Dan’s experience with unions started in 1989 with his police union. Dan held elected and appointed positions to include various board positions and President as well as PAC Chair, Chief Negotiator, Police/Fire Retirement Plan and Healthcare committee member. From 2011-2013 Dan was the Executive Director of AFSCME Local 2250 representing over 5,500 education support professionals in the Prince George’s County Public Schools.Dan was the Executive Director of the South Dakota Education Association (SDEA) from fall 2013 until spring 2014. SDEA represents 6,000 plus certified and non-certified k-12 and higher education employees throughout South Dakota. Dan return to Maryland and began working for MSEA in the spring of 2014. Dan was assigned to HCEA in May 2016 after having represented affiliates in Southern Maryland.