Dan McConchie is Vice President of Government Affairs for Americans United for Life. Dan is a passionate participant in America’s legislative process, engaging in public-policy efforts with enthusiasm and conviction running AUL’s state legislative activities.
As a bioethics expert, Mr. McConchie is frequently quoted in the national news media including MSNBC, FOX News, PBS, NPR, BBC, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, San Francisco Chronicle, and Christianity Today. He has also served as an adjunct professor in the bioethics program at Trinity Graduate School in Deerfield, Illinois.
Before coming to AUL in 2004, Dan was director of public relations and public policy at The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, overseeing the Center’s media and public-policy projects. For nine years, he served in the infantry and military police of the Army National Guard.
Dan earned an M.A. in Bioethics from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, graduating magna cum laude and receiving the additional honors of the university’s Professor C. B. Bjuge Award and its J. C. Olson Memorial Award. He also holds a degree in Biblical Studies with a minor in Philosophy from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He attended the Fund for American Studies’ Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University in 1993, interning with The Center for the Study of Popular Culture, and attended the Fund’s American Institute on Political and Economic Systems at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, in 1995.
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