Rep. Daniel Bonham
(R-The Dalles) House District 59
Representative Daniel Bonham is the youngest of six children born to John and Joyce Bonham. Daniel met his wife Lori in 1998 and they began their family the same year he graduated from Linfield College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Upon graduating from Linfield, Daniel acquired employment from Evergreen International Aviation in McMinnville. Evergreen exposed Daniel to significant business opportunities that took him around the world and offered substantial experience in Washington DC engaging in the political process.
While at Evergreen Daniel served as the Director of Sales and Marketing, where he was actively involved in contract negotiations, pricing/cost analysis, temporary operational assignments, human resource management and training, company sale/acquisition, joint venture opportunities, litigation and lobbying. In 2006, Daniel left Evergreen and joined RB Rubber as a Sales Manager, before purchasing Maupin’s Stoves and Spas in 2007.
Outside of work, Daniel has enjoyed coaching soccer, basketball and baseball over the years. Most recently serving as the 8th grade boys basketball coach at The Dalles Middle School. The Bonham family attends the Alliance Church in Hood River and has participated in Mission trips to Guatemala and Thailand. Daniel has also volunteered his time serving on The Dalles City Budget Committee and Urban Renewal Budget Committee.