Dan Reeves was appointed to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board in January 2019. His appointment follows over 25 years of public service focused on a wide range of issues. Dan worked as a consultant to the Assembly Health Committee and Chief of Staff to several legislative leaders, most recently, Senator Kevin de León. During his tenure as Chief of Staff and Counsel to Senator De León, Reeves helped enact sweeping workers’ compensation reform, legislation cracking down on illegal wage theft from vulnerable workers and landmark legislation creating a state-sponsored retirement security program (CalSavers) to assist millions of California workers who have no retirement savings option at their place of employment. Reeves was born in Southern California and raised by two public school teachers in Westlake Village. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Reeves has been a member of the California State Bar since 1992 and currently resides in Davis with his two daughters and wife, a third-grade public school teacher.