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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 forestry, 1984
University of Idaho, B.S in forestry management, 1987

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

LEGISLATIVE ASSIGNMENTS:
Economic and Revenue Forecast Council
Western Legislative Forestry Task Force
Budgets and Revenue Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Advisory Committee on Energy, National Conference of State Legislatures
Washington Advisory Group on Streamlined Sales Tax

LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES:
Tax relief
Economic development/jobs
Natural resource protection and management
Property rights
Public safety

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-present
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 Man of the Year, 2000