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Dale Brandland's Biography
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Dale E. Brandland
Wife: Jean; 2 Children: Jodi, Rob.
Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 1998
Graduate, Police Science and Administration, Washington State University, 1975
Former Republican Whip, Washington State Senate
Senator, Washington State Senate, 2002-2011
Co-Chair, K-12 School Construction Infrastructure Task Force, 2007-present
Joint Task Force on Child Safety
Joint Task Force on Criminal Background Checks
Member, Organized Crime Advisory Board
School Disciplinary Action Task Force, 2008
Vice Chair, Republican Caucus, Washington State Senate, 2005-2006
Vice Chair, Majority Caucus, Washington State Senate, 2003-2004
Sheriff, Whatcom County, 1992-2003
Police Officer, Bellingham Police Department, 1976-1992
United States Navy, 1968-1969
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Advisory Board, Capital Campus Design, 2007-present
Ecosystem Coordination Board/Puget Sound Partnership, 2007-present
Board Member, Boys and Girls Club, present
Member/Past President, United Way of Whatcom County
Past President, Washington State Sheriff and Police Chiefs Association
President, Washington State Sheriff's Association
Advisory Board, Whatcom County Mental Health
Board Member, Whatcom Hospice Foundation, present
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