Dan Spatz

Manager of Marketing & Community Outreach

dspatz@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6034

Office Hours

The Dalles Campus, Building 2, Room 2.103

Mon - Fri, 8 am - 12 pm, 1 pm - 5 pm


Dan was hired in August 2006 as the Columbia Gorge Community College's (CGCC) resource development director. A graduate of Columbia High School in White Salmon and Clark Community College, he earned a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Oregon State College. He worked 30 years in regional journalism before joining the college, most recently as editor and general manager of The Dalles Chronicle. He also served as interim director of the Port of Klickitat and economic development coordinator for Wasco County.

Mr. Spatz is an elected member of The Dalles City Council.


Eastern Oregon State College

Bachelor of Science in General Studies, 1990

Clark College

Associate of Applied Science in English Literature and Biology, 1979