National Association of State Approving Agencies
National Association of State Approving Agencies
Advocates for quality education and training programs for our nation's veterans.

Member Bio

Dan Wellman

Dan Wellman

President

Dan Wellman has worked for the Illinois State Approving Agency – Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs since July 1998. The Department named him the Administrator of the Illinois State Approving Agency in November 2013. He retired from the Illinois Army National Guard in August 2007. During his 20 years of military service, Wellman, a combat wounded veteran, completed two extended periods of overseas active duty during Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Wellman also serves as an adjunct faculty history instructor at Robert Morris University in Peoria and Springfield. Wellman has served as NASAA Vice President since July 2013. Within NASAA, he has served the Central Region Vice President and Military Education Committee Chairman. He has also served on the Joint Peer Review Group, Legislative, Contract, and Flight Committees.