Meet Our Board - Brian Dahl

Brian Dahl has served on the Fox Valley United Way Board since 2013. Brian currently serves as the Director of Membership Services at Painters District Council No. 30, a union construction trade organization representing painters, drywall finishers, and glaziers in North-Central Illinois, as well as the President of the Fox Valley Building and Construction Trades Council, a union construction trade organization representing construction unions throughout Kane and Kendall Counties. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. A lifelong resident of the Fox Valley area, Brian has served the community by volunteering and serving on boards for numerous organizations, including previous service on the Kane County Board and Kane County Forest Preserve. Brian has two daughters and resides in Sugar Grove with his fiancée Nancy Wyatt and her four children. 

Why do you serve as a Fox Valley United Way Board Member?

I have had the privilege to serve on the Fox Valley United Way Board since 2013. I chose to serve on the Board because I believe in the mission and vision of the Fox Valley United Way, and its dedication to ensure all young children birth to age five have equitable access to early childhood resources and education, which provides a strong foundation for their successes in school and life. I am in constant awe of the leadership and staff of the Fox Valley United Way and their dedication and time spent in providing resources to our families in need. As a Labor leader, I also appreciate the partnership that United Way and Organized Labor have had since 1941, which stems from a shared passion for community impact work.

What does it mean to you to LIVE UNITED?

To LIVE UNITED to me means that we, as a community, work together in providing resources to families in need within our communities, as well as educating people within our communities on the issues and challenges that many families face. The Fox Valley United Way has been at the forefront of efforts to find solutions and develop programming to assist those in need by partnering with community agencies and organizations tackling these issues. When we all work together, or UNITED, families gain stability and success in life, which makes our communities stronger.