About Rep. Dan Griffey

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Dan Griffey is currently serving his third term representing the 35th Legislative District, which includes Mason County and parts of Kitsap and Thurston counties. He is the House Republican Whip, responsible for maintaining decorum during caucus meetings and ensuring caucus activities are carried out in an orderly fashion. He also serves on the three House committees: Human Services and Early Learning, Local Government, and Public Safety.

Dan began his career of service as a volunteer firefighter at the age of 16 and, at the time, was one of the youngest EMTs in Washington state. He was hired as a professional firefighter for Central Mason in 1992, where he continues serving as a lieutenant. In addition to his career and his service as a state legislator, Dan remains active in the community, volunteering for various causes and organizations.

Dan has been married to his wife, Dinah, for more than 26 years. The Griffeys have three daughters, two sons-in-law, and three grandchildren. They are currently raising their grandson, William.