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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Kevin Cann Supervisor Mariposa County, California

First Vice President

Greg Chilcott Commissioner Ravalli County, Montana

Second Vice President

Mark Whitney Commissioner Beaver County, Utah

Immediate Past President

Tommie Martin Supervisor Gila County, Arizona

Board Member

Lee Adams Supervisor Sierra County, California
Elizabeth Archuleta Supervisor Coconino County, Arizona
Joel Bousman Commissioner Sublette County, Wyoming
Darin Bushman Commissioner Piute County, Utah
Wayne Butts Commissioner, Chair Custer County, Idaho
William Cavin Commissioner Chaves County, New Mexico
Forrest Chadwick Commissioner Natrona County, Wyoming
Mason Chock Councilmember Kauai County, Hawaii
Demar Dahl Commissioner Elko County, Nevada
Todd Devlin Commissioner Prairie County, Montana
Clinton Farlee Commissioner Ziebach County, South Dakota
Tim Freeman Commissioner Douglas County, Oregon
Jim French Commissioner Humboldt County, Nevada
G. Riki Hokama Council Member Maui County, Hawaii
Daniel Joyce County Judge Malheur County, Oregon
David Landis Mayor Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
Bob Maul Commissioner-elect Campbell County, Wyoming
Wesley McCart Commissioner Stevens County, Washington
Scott Ouradnik Commissioner Slope County, North Dakota
Tammy Pearson Commissioner Beaver County, Utah
Craig Pedersen Supervisor Kings County, California
Hal Smalley Assembly Member Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Larry Suckla Commissioner Montezuma County, Colorado
Ernest Tapia Commissioner Guadalupe County, New Mexico
Stephanie Wright Council Member Snohomish County, Washington


Eric Bryson Executive Director Montana Association of Counties, Montana
Michael Eliason Executive Director/Legislative Director Association of Oregon Counties, Oregon
Brandy Grace Interim Executive Director Utah Association of Counties, Utah
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 Deputy 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