Dan Pollock was appointed assistant commissioner for Continuing Care for Older Adults on Jan. 16, 2019, by Commissioner Tony Lourey. As assistant commissioner for Continuing Care for Older Adults, Pollock oversees efforts to ensure quality care and services for seniors and other adults who need help living as independently as possible.
Pollock, an attorney with 13 years of state government experience, served as deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health from December 2014 to January 2019. At Health, his direct reports included the directors of the Office of Legislative Relations, Communications and the Legal Unit. Prior to MDH, Pollock served as leadership staff in the Minnesota House and as the health and human services policy advisor to Governor Mark Dayton. In 2011, he worked at DHS as legislative director under Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. His skills include legislative and communications strategy, public policy development and program implementation. Pollock is married and has three children.