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  • July 18, 2024 - Gov. Little appoints Brandon Shippy to fill District 9 legislative seat

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Brandon Shippy to the District 9 Senate seat vacated by Abby Lee. Shippy, a Payette County native, owns and operates a small business in New Plymouth, Shippy Sprinkler LLC. Shippy is an active member of his community, a church deacon, and volunteers with Narrow Path […]

  • April 2, 2024 - Gov. Little appoints Ross Pittman to First Judicial District

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Ross Pittman as District Judge to the First Judicial District. Pittman is a Magistrate Judge in Kootenai County, serving since 2020. He currently presides over the Kootenai County Domestic Violence Court. Pittman brings over a decade of criminal and civil law experience to the […]

  • March 5, 2024 - Gov. Little appoints Joseph Borton to Fourth Judicial District

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Joseph Borton as District Judge to the Fourth Judicial District. Borton is a trial attorney with twenty-seven years of litigation experience in trial on a wide array of civil and criminal matters. He is the managing partner at Borton-Lakey Law & Policy in Meridian.  Borton is […]

  • February 20, 2024 - Gov. Little appoints Bill Hancock to Fifth Judicial District

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Bill Hancock as District Judge to the Fifth Judicial District. Hancock is a trial attorney with nearly 20 years of experience practicing complex civil litigation. Since 2017, Hancock has worked as a civil litigation attorney for the Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho. He is […]

  • January 12, 2024 - Janelle White named DHR administrator

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Janelle White to serve as the administrator of the Division of Human Resources (DHR). DHR provides comprehensive human resource services including workforce planning, compensation analysis, learning and development, performance management, and occupational health and safety to Idaho’s state agencies. “Janelle is an experienced leader […]

  • November 15, 2023 - Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen to retire, Dean Cameron named interim director

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today changes in the leadership of Idaho’s largest state agency, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW). Dave Jeppesen will retire at the end of 2023 after five years as DHW director, and Governor Little selected Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron to serve as interim […]

  • November 6, 2023 - Gov. Little appoints District Judge Cynthia Meyer to the Idaho Supreme Court

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of District Judge Cynthia Meyer to the Idaho Supreme Court, replacing Justice John R. Stegner who retired Oct. 31. Meyer is the Administrative Judge for the First Judicial District, where she has served for eight years. Meyer was appointed to the First Judicial District in […]

  • September 27, 2023 - Gov. Little appoints Cody Brower to Sixth Judicial District

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Cody Brower as District Judge to the Sixth Judicial District. Brower has served as the Oneida County Prosecuting Attorney since 2016. He is vice chair of the Southeast Idaho Behavioral Crisis Center Advisory Board of Directors. Brower previously served in the Army National Guard from 2000 […]