Daniel Hammel, CCD, BLC


Subdivision 5

Daniel Hammel was elected to represent customers within Subdivision #5. He was born in The Dalles but spent most of his childhood being raised in Washington. Upon graduation from high school, Daniel returned to Oregon and decided to pursue his career in the fire service. Daniel attended and graduated from Chemeketa Community College with a degree in Fire Science. He held several different positions, including Firefighter, Public Education Officer, and Captain with Klamath County Fire District #1, and finished his career as a Division Chief with Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue.

After retiring from the fire service, Daniel started his own business which provides fire suppression support services to wildland fire agencies throughout Washington and Oregon. He also helps with wheat and cattle operations on the family ranch.

Daniel is excited to bring his experience and expertise in community service and fire prevention practices to the PUD.

Term Expires 12-31-2026