Dan Grossman is the Regional Director for Environmental Defense’s Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Boulder, Colorado. Dan leads the organization’s efforts to protect land, water and wildlife in the interior West, specifically focusing agricultural policy, water rights, endangered species and habitat conservation. Dan joined the organization in May of 2006, after serving ten years in the Colorado General Assembly. He served six years in the Colorado House of Representatives, including two years as House Minority Leader, the youngest person in Colorado history to serve in that capacity. Dan also served four years in the Colorado Senate, where he was the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and Vice Chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee.

Dan received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas and his law degree from the University of Denver.