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Daniel (Dan) Derkach
Daniel (Dan) Derkach

Daniel (Dan) Derkach

Toronto, ON

As a Network Liaison, Dan works collaboratively with the Board of Directors, Senior Management Team, and the Network Representatives to ensure that youth voices and priorities are heard loud and clear. He first joined Jack.org in 2016 as a Talks Speaker prior to leading the University of Toronto Jack Chapter and serving as a 2017-18 Network Representative.

Dan is currently a first-year law student at Western University and holds a BSc and MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Toronto. After years of striving towards a medical career, Dan’s advocacy work with Jack.org (and some serious soul-searching) led to the realization that he really wanted a career where he could contribute to improving Canadian healthcare at a systems-level.