Western Interstate Region Board of Directors

The Western Interstate Region is affiliated with the National Association of Counties and is dedicated to the promotion of Western interests within NACo. These interests include public land issues (use and conservation), community stability and economic development, and the promotion of the traditional Western way of life. Its membership consists of fifteen Western states, (Alaska, Hawaii, Wash., Ore., Calif., Idaho, Nev., Ariz., Mont., Wyo., Colo., N.M., Utah, N.D., S.D.) with membership funded through the individual state associations.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Greg Chilcott Commissioner Ravalli County, Montana

First Vice President

Mark Whitney County Commissioner Seat B Beaver County, Utah

Second Vice President

Daniel Joyce Judge Malheur County, Oregon

Past President

Joel Bousman Commissioner Sublette County, Wyoming

Immediate Past President

Kevin Cann District 4 County Supervisor Mariposa County, California

Board Member

Lee Adams District 1 County Supervisor Sierra County, California
Keith Baker Commissioner Chaffee County, Colorado
Justin Bennett Chairman Union County, New Mexico
Skip Brandt Commissioner Idaho County, Idaho
Darin Bushman County Commissioner Piute County, Utah
Wayne Butts Commissioner Custer County, Idaho
William Cavin County Commissioner- Chairman Chaves County, New Mexico
Todd Devlin Commissioner Prairie County, Montana
John Espy Commissioner Carbon County, Wyoming
Clinton Farlee Commissioner Ziebach County, South Dakota
Tim Freeman Commissioner Douglas County, Oregon
Jim French Commissioner Humboldt County, Nevada
James Harvey Commissioner Seat C Weber County, Utah
Brent Johnson Board Member Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Kelly King Councilmember Maui County, Hawaii
Matt Kingsley District 5 County Supervisor Inyo County, California
David Landis Assembly Member Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
Richard Lunt County Supervisor Greenlee County, Arizona
Bob Maul Commissioner Campbell County, Wyoming
Scott Ouradnik Commissioner Slope County, North Dakota
John Peters District 4 County Supervisor Mono County, California
Herbert Richards Council Member Hawaii County, Hawaii
Hal Smalley Assembly Member Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Rex Steninger Commissioner Elko County, Nevada
Larry Suckla Commissioner Montezuma County, Colorado
Ernest Tapia Commissioner Guadalupe County, New Mexico
Dennis Weber Commissioner Cowlitz County, Washington
Ramona Weber Commissioner Mineral County, Colorado
Stephanie Wright Councilmember Snohomish County, Washington


Rob Bovett Legal Counsel Association of Oregon Counties, Oregon
Eric Bryson Executive Director Montana Association of Counties, Montana
Brandy Grace Chief Executive Officer Utah Association of Counties, Utah
Seth Grigg Executive Director Idaho Association of Counties, Idaho
Eric Johnson Executive Director Washington State Association of Counties, Washington
Graham Knaus Executive Director California State Association of Counties, California
Steve Kopelman Executive Director New Mexico Association of Counties, New Mexico
Jennifer Marson Executive Director Arizona Association of Counties, Arizona
Jerimiah Rieman Executive Director Wyoming County Commissioners Association, Wyoming
Dagny Stapleton Executive Director Nevada Association of Counties, Nevada
Craig Sullivan Executive Director County Supervisors Association of Arizona, Arizona
John Swartout Executive Director Colorado Counties, Inc., Colorado
Terry Traynor Executive Director North Dakota Association of Counties, North Dakota
Bob Wilcox Executive Director South Dakota Counties, South Dakota