Our Volunteer Board

Sun Valley Economic Development’s Board is a diverse and experienced set of leaders, with representatives from our region’s largest employers, public officials and other influential community organizations.

Private Sector Board Members

  • Guy Cherp – Cox Communications/Cox Business
  • Carmen Jacobsen – St. Luke’s Wood River
  • Amber Larna – Idaho Power
  • Scott Fortner – Visit Sun Valley
  • Linda Haavik – Haavik Land-use Consulting
  • Kim Havens – Kahilla
  • Mike Goitiandia – Clear Creek Disposal
  • Patrick Buchannan – State Farm Insurance
  • Rick LeFaivre – Venture Capitalist, Retired
  • Rob Reeves – Redfish Technology
  • Amy Lientz – Idaho National Laboratory
  • Jenni Riley – Hazlett Wealth Management
  • James Tautkus – Keller Williams Realty

Public Sector Board Members

  • Brad DuFur – City of Sun Valley
  • Ned Burns – City of Bellevue
  • Courtney Hamilton – City of Ketchum
  • Jacob Greenberg – Blaine County
  • Jerry Miller – Idaho Department of Commerce
  • Kaz Thea – City of Hailey
  • Mike Higgs – Carey / Picabo Chamber of Commerce