Dan Puskar

Executive Director,
Public Lands Alliance

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Public Lands Alliance
2401 Blueridge Avenue
Suite 303
Silver Spring, MD
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When I was about 15 years old, I climbed the Beehive Trail with my dad in Acadia National Park; it was the first time I needed man-made handholds to summit anything. A magical place, where the mountains meet the sea. If I wasn't already hooked on hiking, that moment did it.


University of Michigan
M.A., 2004

Villanova University
B.A., 2001

Job History

Public Lands Alliance
Executive Director
June 2013 - present

National Park Foundation
Director, Partnerships and Government Relations
January 2010 - May 2013

National Park Foundation
Director, Communications
June 2007 - January 2010

Mesa Verde Museum Association
Centennial Coordinator

National Park Service
Program Coordinator