Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Brad Corkill, of Cataldo, is the commissioner representing the Panhandle Region.
Brad is the owner of Whiteman Lumber. He has a bachelor's degree in forest engineering. He previously served on both the St. Maries School Board and the Kellogg School Board, and he was a member of the Charter School Commission. Brad also was a member and past president of the Shoshone Medical Center Foundation, and he is a lifelong hunter and angler. He is a Republican.Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2017.
Fred Trevey, of Lewiston, is the commissioner representing the Clearwater Region.
Fred has been a natural resource management consultant in Lewiston since 1999. Before that, he served as supervisor of the Clearwater National Forest from 1988 to 1991, and of the Coconino National Forest from 1991 to 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in forestry and wildlife management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 32 years of professional experience in natural resources management. Trevey also is a member of the Kelly Creek Flycasters. He is an Independent.Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2015.
Bob Barowsky, of Fruitland, is the commissioner representing the Southwest Region.
Bob retired in 2005 after a 35-year law enforcement career and the last 25 years as Payette County sheriff. He was also a Fruitland city councilman and leader in several civic organizations. He served as president of the Idaho Sheriffs Association in 1997. He is a Democrat.
Barowsky ran for the Idaho Senate in 2004 as a Democrat. He withdrew from the campaign for that same office this year to take the position on the Commission.
"Having been born and raised in Idaho, I have a great respect and love for all of Idaho's natural resources. I have hunted and fished for several decades, and I have a strong commitment to maintain for every resident the wonderful opportunities that I had to enjoy all aspects of Idaho's outdoor activities," Barowsky said.Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2014.
Randy Budge, of Pocatello, is the commissioner representing the Southeast Region.
The son of former state Sen. Reed Budge, Randy grew up on a cattle ranch near Soda Springs. He earned degrees in business finance and economics from Utah State University in 1973 and a law degree from the University of Idaho, College of Law in 1976. Budge has been practicing law in Pocatello since 1980. He is a Republican.
A lifelong hunter and angler, he is active in several sportsman organizations and was one of the founding members of the southeast Idaho chapter of Pheasants Forever. He is the organization's habitat coordinator, working on upland game bird habitat in four counties. He also is a member of Trout Unlimited and a past member of Ducks Unlimited.
"I have a passion for wildlife and continuing our great hunting heritage that we have in Idaho," Budge said. "I want to be sure that our future generations can enjoy this privilege as well."Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2014.
Kenny Anderson, of Rigby, is the commissioner for the Upper Snake Region.
Kenny is the founder and owner of Anderson Cabinet and Millwork. The 1971 graduate of what then was Ricks College in Rexburg – now BYU-Idaho – is an avid sportsman and member of the National Rifle Association. A lifelong eastern Idaho resident, Anderson and his wife, Karen, have four children and three grandchildren. He is a Republican.Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2015.
Will Naillon, of Challis, is the commissioner representing the Salmon Region.
Will is a fifth generation resident of Custer County Idaho. He received his education in Boise and now resides in Challis with his wife and son. Will works as an environmental specialist for Hecla Mining Company with whom he has been employed for over twenty years. He is an Independent.
Will is a lifetime sportsman, a hunter education instructor, a member of the Boone and Crockett Club, the Wild Sheep foundation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Central Idaho Rod and Gun Club.Commission appointment expires: June 30, 2016.