Dan McDermott became the first Director of Sierra Club Eastern Canada Chapter, the predecessor to Sierra Club Ontario (SCO) in May 2000. He brought to the Chapter years of experience as an environmental campaigner and administrator. Dan’s campaigning history includes a wide array of issues. He joined Sierra Club in 1998 campaigning to phase out Ontario coal-fired electricity generators. Dan has worked to develop key SCO campaigns such as Car Free Day, Challenge to Sprawl and Great Lakes/Water as the core programs of the Chapter.