Dan Dorman

Dan Dorman head shot

Dan Dorman (born October 16, 1962) is a Minnesota politician and was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1999-2007. Dorman, a Republican, who represented District 27A, which includes all or portions of Freeborn and Mower counties in the southeastern part of the state.

Dorman graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1981. From 1981-1982 he attended Riverland Community College. Dorman attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He graduated in 1985 with a B.A. in Political Science. In 1988, Dorman became an active manager of Hanson Tire Service, a Goodyear Tire Retailer. He is currently the owner of the business. Dorman was first elected to the House in 1998, defeating Glenville-Emmons High School Counselor Paul Moore. He was re-elected in 2000, 2002, and 2004. He decided to not run for re-election in 2006. After his service in the Legislature, Dorman served as the executive director of the Albert Lea Economic Development Agency (Albert Lea Port Authority) from July 2007-October 2013. In 2013, Dorman became Executive Director of the Greater Minnesota Partnership, an Economic Development Program launched by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities. Dorman spends some time lobbying the Minnesota Legislature for the Partnership. Dorman also serves as a member of the boards of the Riverland Community College Foundation and the Albert Lea Community Foundation.