Dan Burr moved to the Valley in 1994 with his family, it didn't take long before they decided there were too many mosquitoes here. He and his wife started the process that eventually became the Teton County Mosquito Abatement District. Dan serves as the president of the mosquito board and is a member of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). He earned his Bachelor of Fine Art's degree from Utah State University and a Master's degree from Syracuse University. He works in the children's publishing industry as an author illustrator. He and his wife, Patti, have two children, Hannah and Nathan, they live in Tetonia, Idaho. When he is not painting he can be found on one of the local rivers or streams with his son chasing trout with a fly rod.