If you look for Diane French, Class 34, at the Idaho Department of Lands in Boise, you might not find her. Diane is on temporary assignment as Acting Manager for the Mica/Coeur d’Alene field office of IDL.
Jim Miller, Class 29, has been elected President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has a membership of 500 organizations working to strengthen businesses in the Moscow area and to promote economic development and collaboration between the business community, local/state governments and the University of Idaho. Jim has served on the board for the past three years and was recently elected for another three-year term, including his year as President.
Our sympathy is extended to Katie Wallace, Class 34, and her husband, Wade, in the tragic drowning of Wade’s father, Bill Wallace, earlier this month.
Congratulations to Riley Wight, Class 35, and his wife, Jamie, on the birth of their third son, Ryker, on July 9, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz., and stretching out to 22 inches long.
Craig Lindquist, Class 31, was recently appointed to the Idaho FFA Foundation Board of Directors. Craig and his wife, Robin, Class 21, believe this is a great fit with Craig’s passion for seeing more young men and women join the ag industry.
Jane Waldher, Class 35, husband Bob, and family welcomed Luke Grayson into their world at 5:05 AM on July 14, weighing 9.8 lbs and 22 inches long. They recently moved to Pendleton for Bob’s work.
Rick Waitley, Class 8, and Kendra Dustin, Class 32, Fund Development Director for LIA, recently met with a steering committee in Ontario, OR, to explore starting a program in Oregon similar to Idaho’s LIA. Members of the steering committee included David Temple, Class 26, and Sandy Porter, Class 34. Names of LIA graduates living in Oregon have been provided to the committee as references for starting the Oregon program.
While traveling for U of I in the Magic Valley area, Jen Root, Class 35, organized a dinner event for local Class 35 graduates. Those able to attend were Tyler Hepworth, Aric Frostenson, Randall Jayo, and Alex Reed, along with their spouses. Also joining were Kyra Gibson, her husband, Nic, and Rick Waitley, Class 8, and his wife, Dorita, who were returning from an Ag in the Classroom workshop in Burley.
Happy 100th Anniversary to the Idaho Cattle Association! Newly-elected President is Laurie Lickley, LIA Trustee non-graduate, wife of Bill Lickley, Class 25. Executive Director is Wyatt Prescott, LIA Affiliate Member and graduate of the Arizona Leadership program. Wyatt’s wife, Christie Prescott, Class 33, had a busy week of activities surrounding the 100th Anniversary.
Have you checked these off your “TO DO” list?
2015/16 LIA Membership Renewal
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Due in July
2015/16 LIA Directory Updates
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Due July 24, 2015
CLASS 36 Applications
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Due August 1, 2015