Dal LaMagna "is the founder of the Progressive Government Institute. The Progressive Government Institute is a non-partisan, educational organization dedicated to ensuring transparency and accountability in the executive branch of the federal government. Dal served on the Advisory Board of Directors of the Social Venture Network which is a group of responsible capitalists promoting social and economic justice through business. He is a member of Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities. He serves on the Dean's Council for the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He is on the Board of Directors of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, an MBA program that is "Changing Business For Good". Dal ran for U.S. Congress twice in the 3rd Congressional District, New York as the Democratic and Green candidate in 1996 and 2000. Dal received his MBA from Harvard in 1971 and an MPA in 2002 at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government where he was named a Littauer Fellow."