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Dan Saltzman
Portland City Commissioner

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 16-plus years in office. He currently manages 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.


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 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.


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Dan and his staff
Brendan Finn - Chief of Staff
Dan Saltzman - Commissioner, City of Portland
Lyne Martin - Scheduler and Office Manager
Matt Grumm - Policy Manager
Shannon Callahan - Policy Director
Stacy Brewster - Public Advocate & Media Manager