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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 11 city bureaus in his 18-plus years in office. He currently oversees the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Portland Fire & Rescue, the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services, the Portland Children's Levy and the Fire & Police Disability & Retirement 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, protecting Portland's natural and economic environment to achieve a more sustainable future, as well as enhancing public safety and opportunity for all Portlanders.