2019 Networking & Team Building Plenary Session
About Daniel Gaken, Director | Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute
Central Michigan University | Mt. Pleasant, MI
DAN GAKEN has more than fifteen years of professional experience in leadership programming and has served as the director of the Central Michigan University Leadership Institute since 2009. Dan travels the country to share his message and facilitates sessions of the LeaderShip Institute around the nation for college students.
Kendall/Hunt published Dan’s first book, Leadership & Service: An Introduction, which he co-authored with Senator George McGovern and Dr. Donald Simmons, in 2008. In addition to leadership, Dan has a strong interest in serving his community and is a member of the Games Committee for Special Olympics Michigan. Gaken holds both an undergraduate degree and Master of Arts in history from Central Michigan University.