"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - MLK
A strong voice for Medford
"As your representative some of my focus areas would be: Climate and Environment Protection, Women's Rights, Gun Safety, Housing, Fire Protection, and Suicide Prevention."
Getting to know Dan Davis
Born in Kansas City, MO, Dan spent his childhood in the tiny town of Mapleton, OR. His family then moved to Fulton, Mo, where he graduated from Fulton High School in 1961. He stayed close to home for college and graduated from Westminster College in Fulton with a bachelor’s degree in Math as an ROTC cadet in 1965. as a Distinguished Military Student and Graduate.
Upon graduation, Dan was inducted into the regular Army as a 2nd Lieutenant. After airborne training at Fort Benning, GA, the Army in 1968 sent him to Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division where he served as a platoon leader, a unit commander and then an advisor. He was wounded in battle and receive a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Soldier’s Medal for valor. After he returned home, Dan was posted to the White Sands Missile Range where he helped to develop antiballistic missile systems. He also earned further education in Business Law and Accounting at nearby New Mexico State University.
Upon being honorably discharged in 1970, Dan went to work for the General Electric Co. as an engineer and within a few years was promoted to a management position with GE. Disillusioned with the poor leadership and greed at GE, Dan quit in 1983, became an entrepreneur and soon founded his own company called Turbine Technology Services Corp. in Saratoga County, NY. After a long career, which saw him travel all over the world for GE and then his company, Dan entered semi-retirement in 2001, when he and his wife Tana moved to a Property on the Little Applegate River.
By 2013 Dan had started a new business called D2X Associates, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business. The firm designs new facilities and upgrades at VA hospitals in the New York region. Dan runs the business from Medford and says it is thriving.
In 2014 Dan and Tana moved to a beautiful home in Talent only to have it and nearly all their belongings totally destroyed on Sept. 8, 2020, by the Almeda Wildfire. They were able to buy a new home in Medford last year.
A very community-minded man, Dan currently serves as board vice chair of the Rogue Valley Transportation District. He is a past President of the board of Habitat for Humanity Rogue Valley and the Oregon Energy Trust Board He is an active member of Veterans for Peace, Rogue Valley chapter.
Entrpreneur, Business owner/
CEO (3 different companies).,
President/ owner of Turbine Technology Services Corp, D2X Construction LLC and dba D2X Associates prime architect/engineering contractor to the VA in -Portland, OR, Vancouver, WA; Brooklyn, NY; St Albans, NY: and Manhattan, NY; for designs, specifications, drawings and construction estimates:
Occupational Background: US Army CaptainVietnam, 1968; General Electric Co Schenectady, NY Engineer, Sr Engineer and Manager; Entrepreneur, Founder and owner: Turbine Technology Services Corp in Saratoga County ,NY. Builder/developer Jackson County, OR, S.O. Habitat for Humanity Board (President).
Baccalaureate degree,Westminster College(4 years) in Math, focus in Physics; Distinguished Military Student and Graduate; New Mexico State University, Business law and Accounting; College, Systems Analysis; GE, Effective Cash Management training.
Prior Governmental Experience:
Platoon leader and unit Commander, Viet Nam, U.S. Army Safeguard System Evaluation Agency (R&D); Oregon Energy Trust Board,Rogue Valley Transportation District, Board Vice Chair
A strong voice for Medford
"As your representative I will be a strong advocate for economic development, veterans, climate & environmental protection, fire prevention, affordable housing with shelters for our homeless, and suicide prevention. As a longtime successful businessman, I’ll insist on efficiency and oversight of our state agencies, and I’ll demand that they operate with transparency."