Gary Smith for Idaho Senate

Vote Gary Smith For Senate

Idaho State Senate District 17

Gary Smith has a long history of helping Boise and Idaho evolve into the best place to start a business and raise a family. Gary has been dedicated to improving our community by currently serving as the Board Chair of the United Way of Treasure Valley as well as the current vice-chair of the Boy and Girls Clubs of Ada County. The cornerstone of his life and core values has always been to give back to his community to the greatest degree possible.

In his professional life Gary has managed a retail department store in downtown Boise that employed 100 people and recently worked for a major Idaho healthcare company where his work focused on providing accessibility and affordability of healthcare to Idahoans.

As State Senator for District 17 Gary Smith will provide a strong and reasonable voice in the Legislature with access to the majority leadership where important policy decisions are first formulated. District 17 has not had this type of representation in many years.

Please Vote Gary Smith for Senate.

Vote Gary Smith For Senate

Idaho State Senate District 17

Gary Smith has a long history of helping Boise and Idaho evolve into the best place to start a business and raise a family. Gary has been dedicated to improving our community by currently serving as the Board Chair of the United Way of Treasure Valley as well as the current vice-chair of the Boy and Girls Clubs of Ada County. The cornerstone of his life and core values has always been to give back to his community to the greatest degree possible.

In his professional life Gary has managed a retail department store in downtown Boise that employed 100 people and recently worked for a major Idaho healthcare company where his work focused on providing accessibility and affordability of healthcare to Idahoans.

As State Senator for District 17 Gary Smith will provide a strong and reasonable voice in the Legislature with access to the majority leadership where important policy decisions are first formulated. District 17 has not had this type of representation in many years.

Please Vote Gary Smith for Senate.

Legislative Priorities

  • Funding Quality Education with increased local control

  • Property Tax Reform
  • Reasonable Criminal Justice Reforms
  • Protecting Open Space & Access to Public Land
  • Access to quality and affordable Health Care
  • Support for Small Business

About Gary

Gary Smith has served as an elected City Council member of Boise; Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Boise; Deputy Legislative Director to an Idaho United States Senator; Deputy Chief of Staff to an Idaho Governor; Director of the Idaho Department of Insurance and Director of External Governmental affairs at the United States Department of the Interior.

Prior to beginning public service Gary was vice-president and general manager of The Mode, Ltd. department store in Boise for 12 years and was a co-founder of the Downtown Boise Association which helped revitalize the business community and is still a major contributor to our vibrant downtown. Gary also served for 5 years in law enforcement with the Oregon State Police and the Portland, Oregon Police Bureau.

In the local community Gary continues his lifelong commitment to public service as the current Board Chair of the United Way of Treasure Valley and as Vice-President of the board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Ada County. Past board service includes Junior Achievement of Idaho, the American Red Cross, Boise Neighborhood Housing and the West Ada Little League.

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