As a graduate student at Columbia University, Daniel Hewes completed a community affairs fellowship under Sen. Daniel Squadron. His responsibilities in this capacity ranged from serving as the contact point for district events to interfacing with municipal agencies to resolve constituent cases. Additionally, Daniel Hewes helped organize display table registrations for Family Days.
He received a bachelor’s degree in environmental and urban studies from Northeastern University. Furthering his education, he earned a master’s degree in Urban Planning from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation. His thesis detailed his research in the area of community-led disaster planning.
Active in the community, Daniel Hewes holds membership with a number of organizations, including the Municipal Arts Society, the American Planning Association, and the Museum of Modern Art. He also regularly donates to the Salvation Army and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Along with his professional work in Urban Planning Daniel Hewes is also passionate about architectural photography. He loves being able to see the positive changes and before and afters of different community areas as well as how the design work adds an extra aesthetic to the work and its overall function.