Dan Swecker

Washington State Senator, 20th District, Republican  



  • Gender
    Male

    Family
    Wife: Debby; 4 Children: Jenny, Joel, Devin, Amy.

    Hometown
    Rochester, WA

    Education
    BA, Cooperative Education, The Evergreen State College, 1973
    AA, Tacoma Community College
    Attended, University of Washington.

    Professional
    Secretary/Treasurer, Washington Fish Growers Association
    Owner/Operator, Swecker Salmon Farm
    Warrant Officer, United States Army, 1966-1969.

    Political
    Senator, Washington State Senate, 1995-present
    Assistant Majority Whip, Washington State Senate, 1997-1998
    Appointed, Washington State Senate, January 1995.

    Congressional Membership
    Joint Recycling Task Force
    Joint Task Force on Land Use and Economic Development
    Funding of State Parks and Outdoor Recreation Task Force
    Legislative Oversight Committee on Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation
    Puget Sound Council
    Ranking Minority Member, Senate Transportation Committee
    Chairman, Transportation Permit Efficiency and Accountability Committee
    Task Force on the Funding of State Parks and Outdoor Recreation
    Fire Commissioner, Thurston County District 1
    Transportation Performance Audit Board
    Republican Caucus Vice Chair, Washington State Senate
    Washington Water Policy Alliance, 1994
    Water Rights Fee Task Force, 1993.

    Organizations
    Washington Water Policy Alliance, 1994
    Member/President, American Salmon Growers Association
    Former Chair/Board Member, Centralia Christian School
    Board Member, Crossroads Church
    Member, Farm Bureau
    Member, Lake Health Planning Board
    Member, Land Use Planning Advisory Board
    Member, Model Toxics Advisory Board
    Washington State Representative, National Association of State Aquaculture Coordinators
    Washington State Representative, National Association of State Aquaculture Coordinators
    Member, National Rifle Association
    Board of Trustees, Nature Conservancy of Washington
    Volunteer Firefighter, Thurston District
    Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Member, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots' Association
    Former Member, Washington Fish Growers Association.

Washington
Last Update
11/27/2009
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