Dan Ashenbrenner brings valuable experience from the private sector to his new position on the Port of Columbia Board of Commissioners. Before starting his current position as a welding instructor for Walla Walla Community College, Dan worked for various manufacturing companies and owned his own small manufacturing firm, which was a tenant business in the Port’s Rock Hill Industrial Park. Dan also brings experience from other governments to the Port, having served as an elected school board member and as a planning commission member.
Mr. Marvin is currently the Chair of the Board of Commissioners. Earle is a retired Air Force Civil Engineering Officer with 29 years civilian experience as a Contracts Manager. As a local cattle rancher, he strongly advocates the necessity to spark economic growth within Columbia County.