Dan O’Keefe has served as a school director in the Northgate School District (Allegheny Co.) for more than 16 years, including serving three terms as the board president and seven terms as treasurer. He will be serving his sixth year as a member of the PSBA Governing Board in 2019. He has represented his board to the local career and technical center for more than eight years and was recently elected president of the joint committee. In 2015, O’Keefe was elected to the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s board of directors. As a member of the PSBA Governing Board, O’Keefe has chaired several committees including the Executive Director Evaluation, the Governing Board Self Evaluation and the Non-School District Entity committees. He served on the PSBA Bylaws Committee in 2013 and 2016. In 2011, he earned his PSBA Master School Board Member accreditation. An active community member, O’Keefe is deeply committed to making his neighborhood a better place to live and work. He is a graduate of the Leadership Pittsburgh and the FBI Citizens' Academy and is a previous president and board of governors member of a regional 501(c)3 organization. Over the last 30 years, he has worked with the youth of his community, volunteering for many years as a one-on-one companion and tutor at a home for disadvantaged youth. He co-founded an elementary school drama club and served as a consultant during the organization of the drama club at a second elementary school. O’Keefe has been an educator within his church’s educational program and served on the organization’s planning committee for the annual festival for 12 years. O’Keefe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and has held leadership roles as a project manager for both manufacturing and engineering organizations and as the purchasing manager for a global manufacturer. O'Keefe and his wife, Theresa, live in Avalon, PA, and have three grown children – Becca, who lives in Philadelphia where she is finishing her studies at Temple; Sarni, who is employed at a personal care facility; and Jacob, a recent graduate of Slippery Rock University.