Dan Spatz

Executive Director, Institutional Advancement

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

Office Hours

The Dalles Campus, Building 2, Room 2.342

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


A graduate of Columbia High School in White Salmon and Clark College, Dan worked 30 years in regional journalism, most recently (1996-2006) as editor and general manager of The Dalles Chronicle. He served almost nine years on The Dalles City Council (2008-17); earlier in his career he was interim director of the Port of Klickitat and economic development coordinator for Wasco County.


Eastern Oregon State College

Bachelor of Science in General Studies, 1990

Clark College

Associate of Applied Science in English Literature and Biology, 1979