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construction executive

Dan Absher, construction executive.


Absher, Dan was born on April 30, 1958.


Bachelor in Political Science, Stanford University, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Notre Dame, 1983.


Private practice, 1983-1985. Corporation attorney Absher Construction Company, Puyallup, 1985-1990, president, since 1990. Mediator Pierce County Small Claims Court, 1987-1989.


Assistant basketball coach Mercer Island High School, 1984-1990. Youth group leader St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 1985-1989, group facilitator, 1992-1995. Member Superintendent Public Instructions School Facility Cost Advisory Board, 1993-1996.

Member Washington State Bar Association (public procurement and private construction law section), Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association (board member young lawyers division 1989-1991, secretary young lawyers division 1990), Associated General Contractors Washington (union negotiating team since 1986, chair state facilities committee 1990-1992, trustee since 1990, chair government affairs council 1992-1994, president 1996, Contractor of the Year 1991), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator).