Dan Reed is Associate Director of the Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) at George Mason University. At 4C, Dan oversees communication, fundraising, operations, and strategy. Dan is a higher education leader and communication professional with a background in developing content, programs, partnerships, and public events elevating climate, science, and sustainability. Prior to joining George Mason University, Dan was Executive Director of Planet Forward at The George Washington University, where he elevated the program into a recognized media and educational platform that trains and empowers young environmental storytellers. A practitioner and an educator, his work has been seen on PBS and Bloomberg Television, and has taught environmental reporting and digital media courses at GW and at Middlebury College’s School of the Environment in Yunnan, China.