Dan McCarthy of Florenceville-Bristol works as an educator in the Anglophone West School District. He holds an education degree from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. He taught school in Ontario before returning to New Brunswick to work at a transportation business. He is a strong promoter of healthy living and in his spare time he enjoys staying active by walking, skiing, kayaking, hiking, cycling, and spending time with his family. He is actively involved in his community, and was recently elected to town council. Dan also is an organizer for the Terry Fox Run, and coaches many sports teams.