AIC Highlights Noteworthy People
Friday, November 18, 2016
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
Check out noteworthy things being done and honors received by people in Idaho cities around the state.
At the 2016 Children’s Champion Luncheon, sponsored by the Idaho Voices for Children, Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas received the “Champion” belt for his work with youth in the city over the last almost 20 years.
At the recent Idaho Recreation and Parks Association (IRPA) Conference held in Idaho Falls, Rep. Mike Simpson was recognized for his long-time work on the Boulder White Cloud Mountains legislation.
At the recent IRPA Conference, the Association’s Young Professional Award was presented to Idaho Falls Recreation Division Superintendent, P.J. Holm.
Ketchum Mayor Nina Jonas won $1,000 in this year’s Mayor’s Walking Challenge. She donated the prize money to the Girls on the Run scholarship program.
Ketchum’s Finance Director, Sandy Cady, is retiring on November 30, after 42 years of service to the City. Her replacement will be Grant Gager.
Carl Anderson, formerly a research assistant at the Boise State University Public Policy Research Center, has joined the City of Ketchum as an Associate Planner.
The City of Stites approved a motion to appoint Rey Mireles as Fire Chief in its regular council meeting on October 10. Lucky Brandt resigned as Fire Chief at the September 12 meeting.
Brad Christopherson, City Manager and former Mayor of the City of Wendell, is recovering from a kidney transplant performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 2.
Arlene Nash, who formerly served as the Preston City Clerk for 28 years (retiring in 1996), passed away on Sunday, November 13.
If someone in your community has done something noteworthy or received an honor that you feel should be highlighted in the People section of the newsletter, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 344-8677.