Commissioner Elting Hasbrouck

District 1

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 Chairman Gordon Cruickshank

District 2

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.

Commissioner Dave Bingaman

District 3

Commissioner Dave Bingaman was born in Indiana, grew up in Pennsylvania, and finished high school in Salt Lake City.  Dave moved to Valley County after graduating from Whitman College in 1994.  Dave fell in love with Idaho as a raft guide and then became co-owner and managing partner for a Salmon River outfitting business.  Dave’s more recent experience includes service with the U.S. Forest Service as an Avalanche Forecaster and Recreation Specialist.  In this position he has spent time working with industry associations and agency groups.  Dave is also a registered EMT, has worked as a carpenter, and has seen firsthand the importance of managing sustainable growth in Valley County.  Dave continues to be active in several local non-profit boards and works part time for a national trail advocacy group that is involved with projects across the Payette National Forest and on local IDL lands.  Dave’s career has allowed him to understand the importance of collaboration, cooperation and the need for community involvement in community government.  Dave lives near Lake Fork with his wife, daughters and 2 canine family members.


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