Officers and Staff

Daniel V. Yager
Daniel V. Yager
President & CEO

Dan Yager is the Chief Executive Officer and President of HR Policy Association. In his 28 years with the Association, he has become a nationally recognized expert on employment policy issues.

In addition to his work with the Association, Mr. Yager is also a Senior Partner of McGuiness & Yager LLP, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm specializing in employment, compensation, benefits and labor law. Also, he is the General Counsel of the Health Care Policy Roundtable LLC, which provides health care offerings to large employers, including Retiree Health Access which covers nearly 100,000 lives.

Mr. Yager has been involved in the legislative arena in Washington since 1976. He joined the Association in 1988 after serving six years on the minority staff of the House Education and Labor Committee, the last three of which he served as Minority Counsel. Mr. Yager has authored several books on labor relations and teaches association training courses on the law of collective bargaining and labor dispute planning. In 2014, Mr. Yager was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, the organization where individuals of distinction in human resources are recognized for exceptional professional achievement. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1975. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the California State Bar.