Meet the Director

DEQ Director Dan WyantDan Wyant has been named Director of the DEQ by Governor Rick Snyder. Dan previously served as president and chief operating officer of the Edward Lowe Foundation, which promotes entrepreneurship and helps second-stage business owners accelerate growth for their companies, a position he held since 2005. Prior to that, he served as director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture under both Governor John Engler and Governor Jennifer Granholm. Dan was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy and holds a bachelor's degree in food systems management from Michigan State University and an MBA from American University in Washington, D.C.