Dan Griffey took office on 2015 and is currently serving his fourth term representing the 35th Legislative District, which includes Mason County and parts of Kitsap and Thurston counties. He is the House Republican Whip, responsible for maintaining decorum during caucus meetings and ensuring caucus activities are carried out in an orderly fashion. He also serves on the three House committees: Local Government as the assistant ranking member, Public Safety, and Transportation.
Dan began his career of service as a volunteer firefighter at the age of 16 and, at the time, was one of the youngest EMTs in Washington state. He was hired as a professional firefighter for Central Mason in 1992, and retired as a lieutenant, after 30 years of service in June of 2022. In addition to his career and his service as a state legislator, Dan remains active in the community, volunteering for various causes and organizations.
Dan and his wife, Dinah, celebrate 30 years of marriage this year. The Griffey's have three daughters, two sons-in-law, and six grandchildren. They are currently raising their grandson, William.