Larry Schoen

First elected in 2006, Larry Schoen is serving his fourth term on the Board of County Commissioners representing District 1 (which includes all of Blaine County south of Fox Acres Road in Hailey and Broadford Road in Bellevue).  Previously, Larry served many years as a Blaine County Planning and Zoning Commissioner, Carey Rural Fire Protection District Commissioner and a Blaine Soil Conservation District Supervisor.

Amongst other duties and activities, Larry serves on the following boards and committees:

  • Blaine County Ambulance District
  • Friedman Memorial Airport Authority
  • Region IV Development Association
  • Southern Idaho Solid Waste District
  • Idaho Fifth Judicial District Magistrates Commission
  • IAC/ISA Jail Standards Committee
  • IAC Environment, Energy and Land Use Committee (Chairman)
  • NACo Environment Energy and Land Use Committee
  • NACo Rural Action Caucus

He also acts as County liaison to the following outside agencies and organizations:

  • ¬†Blaine County Housing Authority
  • Blaine County Community Drug Coalition
  • The Senior Connection
  • University of Idaho Extension & 4-H
  • Blaine County Fair
  • Cooperative Weed Management Agency
  • Blaine Soil Conservation District
  • Wood River Wolf Project

Larry owns and operates a farm in the Silver Creek area with his family and has two children in high school.