Dan English was raised in Coeur d'Alene and has been active in the local non-profit community. He is the current Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho, the former Executive Director of North Idaho CASA, and was the Resident Manager of Twin Lakes Friends Camp. He founded two local non-profits, Anchor House/Idaho Youth Ranch and North Idaho Youth for Christ.
Dan is the former elected Clerk-Auditor for Kootenai County, Idaho and served for two years as a City Councilman for the City of Coeur d'Alene and five years as a Trustee for the Coeur d'Alene School Board.
Dan holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Gonzaga University, a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Jose State University, and an A.A. Degree from North Idaho Junior College. He was a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 20 years.
Dan and his wife, Cory, a physical therapist, have three adult children, two of whom served in the military and are Iraq war veterans. They have six grandchildren and are active members of Calvary Lutheran Church.