Capitol Phone: 503-986-1438Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, H-488, Salem, Oregon 97301
Daniel is the son of Vietnam War refugees who came to the United States in 1975. He was born and raised in Camas, Washington. He earned a BA in Business & Public Administration from the University of Puget Sound and an MBA from Marylhurst University. Daniel founded and owns Bambuza Hospitality Group, operating restaurants for 20 years alongside his wife Katherine.
Before being elected to the Oregon House of Representatives, Daniel served as a Lake Oswego City councilor, making history as the first person of color elected to the City's Council and as the first public elected official in Oregon of Vietnamese heritage.
Daniel is an active community volunteer and dedicated public servant, serving on the Oregon Community Foundation's Metro Leaders Council, the Oregon Treasury Savings Network, the Oregon Innovation Council and the Oregon Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. He previously volunteered with Immigration Counseling Services, Business for a Better Portland and as Co-Chair of PCC School of Business and Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee.