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Commissioner Dan Shoun, Chair


Dan Shoun

Lake County Commissioner Dan Shoun took office on January 2, 2007.  Commissioner Shoun is currently in his third 4-year term which expires December 31, 2018.  

Commissioner Shoun was raised in Prairie City, Oregon and has lived in Paisley, Oregon for over thirty-eight years.  His family includes his wife, Noreen, two grown children, one son-in-law and is the proud grandfather of two grandsons. 

Before being elected as County Commissioner, Commissioner Shoun served for fourteen years on the Paisley City Counsel.  Commissioner Shoun’s primary career background includes thirty-two years with the US Department of Agriculture-Forest Service. 

Commissioner Shoun has been actively involved with public land issues at local, State and the National level.  He has served as the Public Lands Co-Chair for the Association of Oregon Counties, a Western Interstate Region (NACo) Executive Board Member, NACo Public Lands Board and as the National Commissioner Representative on Wildlife Fire Leadership Counsel. 

Commissioner Shoun has also served as a member of the group working to re-authorize Secure Rural School payments to counties and schools.  As well as, being involved with State Legislature to find ways to fund our schools. 

2017 Liaison Responsibilities:

911/IGC                                                                 AOC Legislative Board               
Airport                                                                  Business Services
County Clerk                                                       Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Fire Council                                                             (Oregon Consortium)                          
Fremont Resource Advisory                                 (Regional Workforce Investment)
Fremont Resource Advisory Committee       NACo Public Lands
Road/Landfill                                                      Senior Citizens Association
Treasurer                                                              Wildland Fire Leadership Council
Water Master

                                                Shared Board Responsibilities:

Area Commission on Transportation                             County Lands (incl. Parks/Marine)
Extension Service – OSU                                                  County Road Advisory
National Schools & Counties Coalition                          Railroad
South Central Oregon Economic Development District   
Sustainable Forest Action Coalition