Dan Thorndike, Ashland, Oregon, earned his BA at The Colorado College and his J.D. at the University of Washington School of Law. Dan was in private law practice from 1980-1992. He has been General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Medford Fabrication since 1992. He has served as President of Britt Music Festival; President of Rogue Valley Family YMCA; President of Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University; Chairperson of Ashland School Board and school board member for eight years; and President of the Southern Oregon University Foundation. Dan has previously served on the OSF Board of Directors and served as President; and currently is the Festivals Endowment Trustee vice president. Dan also served as chairperson of the Oregon Water Resources Commission, and now serves as co-chair of the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. He is a coach for the Ashland High School Nordic Ski Team. Dan is married to Joan and has two children, Camila and Isabella.