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Thanks for taking an interest in learning more about Dan Robbins. Dan is running for the position of Port commissioner 1st District. He is a life long resident of this community.
He is married to Kathy Robbins, a retired school teacher. They have 4 children and eight grandchildren most of whom live in this wonderful community.
Robbins wants to maximize Port property to create an area that will attract business, tourists and provide a quality waterfront for families to enjoy and be proud of. Done properly, this will create revenues that will continue to allow us to help pay for quality parks, law enforcement and medic and fire system.
As Port Commissioner Robbins wants to oversee the Port's assets. He wants to assure that assets such as docks and buildings etc. are maintained in a timely manner so as not to cost the tax payer more in the long run.
Dan wants to keep job retention and creation at the forefront of the Ports priorities.
Robbins wants to make sure the tax payers get the most bang for their buck through prudent management and efficient business practices.
The following are Robbins' qualifications:
- He is a graduate of WWU and has a degree in industrial technology.
- He served for 6 years in the US Army.
- He has been owner, part owner and president or vice president of 7 different businesses.
- He has been a director of 9 companies including the Bank of Washington.
- Robbins has been semi retired for 8 years and volunteers for many organizations including SCORE. (Service corps of retired executives) They are counselors to America’s small business. He mentors over 90 businesses a year.
- Robbins is a member of the Bellingham Central Lions club and the Bellingham Angel Group who invest in start up businesses.
- He is a member of the Northwest Business Club and serves on the advisory board for the Assistance League of Bellingham.