Elt is a native of Valley County raised on a ranch south of Cascade, a fourth generation cattle rancher married with three grown daughters and a proud graduate of the University of Idaho. He conveys experience managing a successful ranching business over the past 25 years and has served on the boards of Southern Idaho Timber Protection Association,Valley County Planning & Zoning and Cascade School District. Elt has a passion for building teams and creating support with fellow commissioners, Valley County employees and the general public for who he represents.
Commissioner Gordon Cruickshank has lived in Valley County the majority of his life. Gordon worked on the family farm near Lake Fork, worked private construction and then worked for the Valley County Road Department prior to becoming a commissioner. This past experience has provided Gordon with the history and knowledge of Valley County. Becoming a member of committees that will make a difference for Valley County is a priority. Involving the public is an important part of understanding the needs of Valley County
Bill Willey was born in Cascade in 1948. Raised on a family ranch in the Lakefork area, he was class of ’66 at McCall-Donnelly High School. While working summers for Ikola Logging, he attained a B.A. from College of Idaho in 1971. Bill is a cow rancher and retired teacher/coach with 33 years experience (20 at MDHS). He has served 6 years on the Valley County Fair Board, and 6 years on the the Planning and Zoning Commission (2 as chairman). He is currently a member of the Market Animal Sale Committee for the Valley County Fair and the Supervisor for Valley County Soil and Water Conservation District. He and his wife Nancy have been married over 40 years, and share 3 children and 3 grandchildren together.