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Mr. Dan Rice

President and CEO

Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition


Daniel M. Rice is the president and chief executive officer of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. Since 1994, Dan has built more than 150 community partnerships to develop the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area and Towpath Trail. He has provided organizations with assistance on organizational development, public/private partnership building, fundraising strategies, management plans, and government relations. An active member of the local and parks communities, Dan has served on numerous boards and committees including Ohio Historic Site Preservation Committee, National Resource Assistance Council, and Development Finance Authority of Summit County. He is a native of Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of Wooster and master’s degree in American history from The University of Akron.


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