Dan Duncan has extensive professional management experience in the nonprofit and for-profit professional service sectors. He has used this experience to provide training and consultation both nationally and internationally to help communities, nonprofits and governmental organizations enhance their community work through the use of the principles of Asset-Based Community Development.
In addition to lecturer role at the University of Texas he is a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University, founded by John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann, and an adjunct faculty member, The New College at St. Edward´s University, Austin, Texas. Previously he served as an adjunct faculty member for the School of Social Work at Arizona State University.
Prior to establishing his consulting practice, H. Daniels Duncan Consulting in Austin, Texas, he was Vice President, Impact Strategies at Community TechKnowledge, Inc. a firm that provides web-based software for nonprofit organizations to help drive their impact and results. He previously served as Senior Vice President for the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona and the Vice President for Community Building and Executive Director of the Community Services Council for the United Way of Central Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana. He also served for eight years as President of the Mesa United Way in Mesa, Arizona. He started his United Way career in the late 70s, at the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona as the Director of Planning and Allocations and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
He started his professional career as the Founder and Executive Director of the Community Food Bank and the Executive Director of Information and Referral Services, both in Tucson, Arizona.
He has authored sections on Community Development and Organizations and Advocacy and Nonprofit Organizations in the Philanthropy in America, A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia and Redefining the Role of United Ways with Results Based Accountability and Asset Based Community Development, for the Results Leadership Group.
Place-based strategies using the principles of Asset-Based Community Development, Results Based Accountability™, outcomes based grantmaking, relationship based fundraising, organizational and Board Development. Poverty, economic security, community organizing, and social policy.
- MSW, Arizona State University
- B.S., University of Nebraska
Social Work BuildingRoom:3.104A
Mailing AddressThe University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358