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Advisory Board

Board Contact: Tara Biddle | (208) 332-8961

According to Idaho statute 33-5905 there are 4 members appointed by the governor those members shall serve (3) years. There are 9 members appointed by their representative groups that shall serve (2) year terms.

Board Vacancy: See below

Appointments to Idaho State Boards, Commissions, and Councils are made by the Governor. Information on how to apply is online at the Governor’s website.

Board Members

Chairman

Rep. Wendy Horman – House of Representatives

Idaho Falls, ID
Phone: (208) 332-1057
Email: WendyHorman@house.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/05/2016
Expiration of Term: 11/30/2020

Vice-Chairman

Matt Freeman – State Board of Education

Boise, ID
Phone: (208) 332-1570
Email: Matt.Freeman@osbe.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

Eric Studebaker, – State Department of Education

Boise, ID
Phone: (208) 332-6961
Email: estudebaker@sde.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/15/2019
Expiration of Term: 07/15/2021

Member

David Gates – Idaho Fire Chiefs Association

Pocatello, ID
Phone: (208) 234-6202
Email: dgates@pocatello.us
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

William “Brad” Richy – Bureau of Homeland Security

Boise, ID
Phone: (208) 422-3001
Email: brichy@bhs.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

John Ganske – Idaho State Police

Meridian, ID
Phone: (208) 884-7207
Email: john.ganske@isp.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

Terry Cochran – Idaho Chiefs of Police Association

Cottonwood, ID
Phone: (208) 962-3231
Email: cottonwoodpd.idaho@gmail.com
Original Appointment: 05/05/2020
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

Perry Grant – Idaho Sheriff’s Association

Murphy, ID
Email: pgrant@co.owhyee.id.us
Original Appointment: 08/13/2020
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

Teacher (Vacant – awaiting Governor’s appointment)

Member

James Dale Fry Jr – Representative Local School Board

Troy, ID
Phone: (208) 883-7064
Email: jfry@ci.moscow.id.us
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Member

Senator Lori Den Hartog – Idaho Senate

Boise, ID
Phone: (208) 332-1340
Email: ldenhartog@senate.idaho.gov
Original Appointment: 07/02/2018
Expiration of Term: 11/30/2020

Member

Parent of Student (Vacant – awaiting Governor’s appointment)

Member

Becky Meyer – Rep. School Superintendents

Rathdrum, ID
Phone: (208) 290-1948
Email: mailto:becky.meyer@lakeland272.org
Original Appointment: 07/01/2016
Expiration of Term: 07/01/2022

Board Meetings

Meeting DateAgendaPacketSpecial InterestMinutesOnline Log-in Information (if applicable)
March 3, 2020
CANCELLED
June 2, 2020

September 1, 2020
POSTPONED
September 14, 2020
December 1, 2020
Meeting DateAgendaPacketSpecial InterestMinutes
Mar 7, 2019
CANCELLED
June 13, 2019
CANCELLED
Sep 10, 2019
Dec 17, 2019
Meeting DateAgendaPacketSpecial InterestMinutes
Jan 11, 2018
Jan 24, 2018
Sep 13, 2018
Dec 13, 2018
Meeting DateAgendaPacketSpecial InterestMinutes
Jan 12, 2017
Jan 27, 2017
Special Meeting
Sep 21, 2017
Meeting DateAgendaPacketSpecial InterestMinutes
Aug 31, 2016
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