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Dan Saltzman

Commissioner, City of Portland

Phone: 503-823-4151

Fax: 503-823-3036

1221 SW 4th Ave Ste 230, Portland, OR 97204

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Dan is currently serving his fifth term as a Portland City Commissioner and has been the Commissioner in Charge of ten city bureaus in his 17-plus years in office. He oversees the Bureau of Development Services, the Portland Housing Bureau, Portland Fire & Rescue, the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services and the Portland Children's Levy. The Commissioner also acts as liaison for the city to Home Forward, the League of Oregon Cities, Travel Portland and the Visitors Development Fund.

Dan was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Beaverton High School, received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, and an M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He spent many years in the private sector as the principal in an environmental engineering firm. He also served as a staff assistant to Congressman (now Senator) Ron Wyden.

Dan served as Multnomah County Commissioner from 1993-1998 and has also served on the Board of Directors for Portland Community College. Dan's focus continues to be the well-being of our children and families as well as protecting Portland's natural and economic environment to achieve a more sustainable future.