Governor’s office

Governor of Idaho: Govenor C.L. “Butch” Otter

First Lady: Lori Otter, formerly Lori Easley

“My goal as your Governor is to empower Idahoans to fulfill their individual potential and be the architects of their own destiny, so that Idaho can remain all that America was meant to be.” -Gov. Otter


Office of the Governor
State Capitol
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Id 83720
Phone: (208) 334-2100
Fax: (208) 334-3454
For a Scheduling Request Form, click here
* Please email for more information
To request a proclamation from the Governor, click here
Governor’s Cabinet
To view the page with Cabinet Information and links to department pages, click here 
Governor’s Staff

David Hensley, Chief of Staff
Roger Brown, Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Special Assistant for Education and Government Services
Tom Perry, Legal Counsel
Bonnie Butler, Senior Special Assistant for Natural Resources
Tammy Perkins, Senior Special Assistant for Health and Social Services
Mark Warbis, Director of Communications and Senior Special Assistant for Economic Development and Energy
Jon Hanian, Press Secretary
Ann Beebe, Special Assistant for Boards and Commissions
Stephen Goodson, Special Assistant for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Shoni Pegram, Special Assistant for Education and Government Services
Bobbi-Jo Meuleman, Governor’s Scheduler
Tamera Felter, Executive Assistant to the First Lady
Claudia Simplot-Nally, Special Assistant to the Governor
Kendra Knighten, Staff Assistant
Zach Forster, Staff Assistant
Mike Webster, Eastern Idaho Field Representative
Katie Brodie, Northern Idaho Field Representative

To Email Other Lawmakers


The Idaho Legislature sets the Idaho public school budget and passes laws regarding public education in the state.

Find contact information for your Idaho Senate member here and your two members of the Idaho House here. (Click here for a map to help you locate your legislators’ names by district.)

The Legislature often acts on policies proposed by the Governor, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the State Board of Education.

Contact Gov. Butch Otter here.

Contact State Superintendent Tom Luna here:

Contact the State Board of Education here.

United States

The U.S. Congress takes action on federal education policy as well as funding decisions that affect public education. See the NEA’s Education Votes page for action alerts on policy matters currently before Congress.

Idaho has two senators who represent the entire state and two members of the House of Representatives.

Contact U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo here.

Contact U.S. Sen. Jim Risch here.

Contact U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador (1st District) here. (North/North Central Idaho, Treasure Valley, western Boise)

Contact U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson (2nd District) here. (Eastern/central Boise, South Central Idaho, Eastern Idaho)