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Ed Orcutt



20th District
Position 2
Kalama

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About Ed

PERSONAL:
Born May 4, 1963 in New Vineyard, Maine. Ed and his wife have been married since 1996 and reside in Kalama.

EDUCATION:
Mt. Blue High School, diploma and a certificate of completion in forestry, 1981
University of Maine, A.S. in Forest Management, 1984
University of Idaho, B.S in Forest Management, 1987

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Cascade Forest Management – Consulting forester, 2009 to present
Niemi Forestry – Consulting forester, 1990 to 2009
Northwest Management – Timber inventory, 1989-90
Idaho Department of Lands – resource aide, fire fighter and timber management – 1985-89

LEGISLATIVE ASSIGNMENTS:
Western Legislative Forestry Task Force
Natural Resources Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee
Joint Transportation Committee

LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES:
Tax relief
Economic development/jobs
Protect natural resource management and jobs
Property rights
Public safety
Second Amendment rights

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Society of American Foresters, 1983 to 2009
Washington Farm Forestry Association, 1993 to present
Association of Consulting Foresters, 2003 to present

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Board of Directors, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 2002-08
Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Career Development Consortium, 2006-present
Latah County Parks Board, 1988-90
Lions Club member since 1988; President of Kelso Lions Club, 1993-94
Volunteer statistician, Deary High School, 1987-90
Kelso Highlander Festival chairman, 1997-2000; Parade chairman, 1991-2002
Youth Bowling Coach, 1991-2004
Young Republicans of Cowlitz County, charter member, 1992-2004
Washington Young Republican Federation, 1983-2001; Man of the Year, 2000