Dan Kristiansen – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 39 Position #1, Washington

Washington State Republican Party
PO Box 2007Snohomish, WA 98290
(360) 563-0507
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

The best quality of the 39th District is its people. I am a native of Snohomish County and I know the hard-working people from all over the area. From the small business leaders to risk-taking entrepreneurs to the farmers, they make the communities of our district truly vibrant and livable.

My top priority as a legislator is to improve Washington's economy and encourage job growth. I'm working to preserve the jobs we already have and attract more employers. More jobs mean a better outlook for working families.

Also, the amount of revenue available to pay for public services is predicated on having a strong economy, so legislation that's good for Washington employers, especially the Main Street, mom-and-pop businesses that employ the majority of our residents, is also good for our state's education, health care and transportation systems.

I'm honored to work on behalf of the people of Northwest Washington.

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Born in Lynnwood, Dan and his wife, Janis, have three children. They have lived in Snohomish County for more than 20 years, making their home in the greater Snohomish/Monroe area. In addition to spending time with his family, Dan enjoys traveling, camping, and exploring the outdoors.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Working for many years in the private sector, Dan has extensive experience with company budgets, fiscal planning, employee management, project coordination and dealing with state agencies as a small business manager.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Member, Church Business Council


Sports Coach.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Rep. Dan Kristiansen has served in the Washington State House of Representatives since 2002, and is the chairman of the House Republican Caucus.

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

2009 - Business Champion - Joint Government Affairs Committee from the Monroe, Everett and South Snohomish County Chambers

2009 - Washington Farm Bureau -- "Friend of Farm Bureau" on exemplary voting record for 2009 legislative session

2008 - Association of Washington Business award

2006 - Free Enterprise Award

2006 - Honorary Camp Director for Camp Access

2006 - Speedy Award from Paralyzed Veterans of America in recognition of his significant contributions to the veteran and disabled community

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Attended, Shoreline Community College.

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