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Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Dan Ortiz
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
2015-2016 Representative District  
Biography:
NAME OF SPOUSE: Lori Keil Ortiz

CHILDREN’S NAMES: Molly, Louisa, Samuel

Occupation: Retired High School Teacher

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA: 47 years

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Hydaburg 1959–1960
Wasilla 1960–1961
Ketchikan 1969–2014

EDUCATION:
Ketchikan High School – Class of 1976
Pacific University, 1976
Seattle Pacific University 1977–1981, Bachelor of Arts
– History
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire – Master of Science
in Teaching (MST) – History

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
High School History and Economics teacher, Debate
Coach, Cross Country, Track and Basketball Coach,
Negotiator and Professional Rights and Responsibilities
Mediator for Ketchikan Education Association

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Ketchikan Dribbler’s League

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Parenting, teaching and the after hours commitment
to coaching have filled my time in my thirty-two year
career at Ketchikan High School

OTHER:
Member, Holy Name Church, 2013 – American Legion
AK State Educator of the Year, VFW AK Teacher of
the Year