District Governor 6540Dan Ryan, DG 
District Governor 6540
A member of the DeMotte-Kankakee Valley Rotary Club since 1988,  Dan has served on the Board of Directors for several years and as Club President twice, 1994-1995 and 2000-2001.  Since 1988 he has served as Scholarship Chair.  He has received the Distinguished Service Award from his club.
2002-2003 to 2005-2006 Assistant Governor (eight Clubs year one, five Clubs thereafter)
2002-2003 to 2005-2006 Polio Area Coordinator (Ten Clubs)
2003-2004  Co-chair District Foundation
2004-2005 to 2012-2013 District Foundation Chair
2013-2014 to 2015-2016 District Membership Chair 
2013-Present  District New Club Chair:  New clubs in Lowell; Summit City South of Fort Wayne; Portage (restart) and Frontier.
2016-2017  District Conference Co-Chair
2013-2017  Zone 30 PHS Coordinator
Dan is a Major Donor, Level 2, and along with his wife, both Bequest Society Members, Level 2, and Paul Harris Society Members.
Dan and Kathy have been married for 46 years, have three daughters and ten grandchildren.  He has been at DeMotte State Bank for 34 years and serves as Executive Vice-President and Loan Administrator.
Dan has been honored by District 6540 with the District Foundation Service Award and by The Rotary Foundation with The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service, and the Distinguished Service Award. He has also been honored within District 6540 with the Rich Angle Lifetime Achievement Award, the Cable Award, and the Jack and Kay Kissinger Award.