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 Commissioner Beaver County, Utah

Second Vice President

Daniel Joyce County Judge Malheur County, Oregon

Immediate Past President

Kevin Cann Supervisor Mariposa County, California

Board Member

Lee Adams Supervisor Sierra County, California
Elizabeth Archuleta Supervisor, Chair Coconino County, Arizona
Joel Bousman Commissioner Sublette County, Wyoming
Skip Brandt Commissioner Idaho County, Idaho
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
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
Kelly King Councilmember Maui County, Hawaii
David Landis Assembly Member Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
Richard Lunt Supervisor Greenlee County, Arizona
Bob Maul Commissioner-elect Campbell County, Wyoming
Scott Ouradnik Commissioner Slope County, North Dakota
Tammy Pearson Commissioner Beaver County, Utah
John Peters 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, Vice Chair Cowlitz County, Washington
Stephanie Wright Council Member 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