Elected Experience: Ed serves on Ways and Means; Agriculture and Natural Resources; and the Community, Economic Development and Housing Committee. He is chair of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council; serves on the Western Legislative Forestry Task Force and JLARC.
Other Professional Experience: Ed has been a consulting forester for 22 years and owner of his own consulting company since 2009. He is a member of WFFA and ACF.
Education: He has an A.S. and a B.S. degree in Forest Management.
Community Service: Ed is a member of Kalama Lions. He has been chairman of the Highlander Festival, member of Columbia Theatre Board, and a youth bowling coach.
Statement: Representative Ed Orcutt has earned a reputation as an effective, independent leader who works hard to make things happen for the families in his district. After earning his B.S. degree in forest management, Ed Orcutt has worked as a forestry consultant for over 22 years - owning his own company since July 2009. Ed is a leader in protecting forestland owners, natural resource jobs, and our quality of life.
Representative Orcutt's priorities include working to create more family-wage jobs, to balance budgets within existing means, and to fund basic education -- first. Keep Ed Orcutt working as our state representative!