Danielle graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead in 2012 with a degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Leadership Studies. While on campus Danielle was President of her College Republicans, Chair of the MSUM Student Senate Legislative & Internal Affairs Committee, and Founder of MSUM Students Against Human Trafficking. Danielle launched her political career with an internship at the Minnesota State Senate. After graduating, Danielle got hired as the Youth Coordinator for George Allen’s campaign for the U.S. Senate before joining the Leadership Institute as the Campus Election Coordinator. Currently, Danielle works in the Leadership Institute’s IT department.