Tessah L Danel

Tessah L Danel

Tessah L Danel
Candidate forState Representative, 39th District

Website: www.tessahdanel.com


  • Vice President, Small Business Banking, Bank of the West
  • Commissioner, Clackamas River Water Board (elected)

Occupational Background

  • Agriculture, commercial, nonprofit, and small business banking

Educational Background

  • Warner Pacific University, Bachelor of Business

Prior Governmental Experience

  • Advisor, Clackamas County Water Environment Services


Tessah is a mother and believes all of our children should have what they need to thrive:

  • Access to nutrition and stable housing.
  • Early intervention programs to support students when they’re struggling the most.
  • Services for foster children to be safe and supported.
  • Career and Technical Education, so students can succeed whether they go to college or into the workforce.


Tessah believes the most important part of being your State Representative is being someone everyone in our community can trust to be transparent, accessible, and accountable. We will always be able to count on her to do the job we elected her to do.


Clackamas County is home to some of Oregon’s most breathtaking wilderness. Tessah believes in protecting our forests while also harvesting our natural resources responsibly. That’s why Tessah will:

  • Advocate for the Cross Laminated Timber industry, which will bring family wage jobs to this district.

As your Clackamas River Water Commissioner, Tessah works hard so you can trust that the water coming out of your tap is clean. In Salem, Tessah will:

  • Work to bring all water facilities up to seismic code
  • Invest in renewable gray water

“I trust Tessah. She cares about all of us and will represent our community well in Salem.” —Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Commission Chair

“Tessah is a creative thinker who will advocate for sustainable solutions that also create jobs in House District 39.” —Ken Humberston, Clackamas County Commissioner

Also Endorsed By:

  • Women’s Investment Network PAC
  • OLCV
  • IBEW Local 48
  • United Union of Roofers Union local 49