Daniel Walker is IISG’s community planning extension specialist located in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University. Daniel collaborates with Purdue Extension staff, community leaders, stakeholders, and interest groups within the Great Lakes Region through programs that combine research-based tools with community planning processes to help determine and achieve the public interest.
Daniel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and joins IISG with five years of municipal planning and economic development experience with the City of Lafayette, Indiana. Daniel earned a Master’s degree of urban and regional planning from Ball State University and a Bachelor’s degree in history from Monmouth College. He also earned a secondary educator’s license in the State of Illinois.