Dana is a co-founder of the IAP Dana has been a leader in disability advocacy for over three decades. She is a certified ADA Coordinator and manages the Northwest ADA Center-Idaho project, where she provides technical assistance and training on the ADA. Dana has used a power wheelchair since
1980 and earned a Master degree in Public Administration. She serves as a board member of the Living Independence Network Corporation (LINC), Consortium of Idaho Citizens with Disabilities, City of Boise ADA Parking Advisory Committee, Personal Assistance Oversight Committee, and an advisor to both the Fair Housing Forum and RampUpIdaho, highlighting the importance of access on the economy.