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The Idaho Wool Growers Association is an organization of sheep producers with a mission to promote the production and consumption of lamb and wool and to assist all persons engaged in the sheep industry through: providing consumers with quality lamb and wool products, marketing our products to the best advantage, obtaining lower rates on feed and supplies, protecting the industry against the enactment of laws, policy and regulations which negatively impact business, and protecting livestock from predation, poisoning, theft and disease.

Your membership helps provide the sheep industry with the ability to support itself and strengthen its voice.

Thank You!

Member Benefits Include:

  • Subscription to the Idaho Wool Growers Bulletin
  • Website
  • Calendar of Events
  • 4 State Annual Convention: Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
  • Membership Discount on Sheep Shoppe products.
  • Opportunity to advertise products and Services
  • Business and Associate members will have opportunities for being listed as a IWGA supporter and being available for producers to connect with.
  • National Affiliation Membership: American Sheep Industry Association (ASI), American Lamb Board, Public Lands Council (PLC)
  • Put on Email List for industry updates including topics or issues from: American Sheep Industry (ASI), Public Lands Issues, and Politics –state and national.
  • Bi-Annual Board Meetings
  • Legislative Updates and Contacts

Online Membership Application

Officers & Directors

John Noh
President

John Peterson
Vice President

Naomi Gordon
Executive Director

Frank Shirts
Western District Director

J.C. Siddoway
Eastern District Director

Bill Rickabaugh
Northern District Director

Tom Rich
Director at Large

Forrest Arthur
Director at Large

Jack Blattner
Director at Large

Mark Henslee
Central District Director

Two officers and seven directors serve the Idaho Sheep Industry.  Four of the directors are elected by the membership to represent districts in Southwest, Southeast, South Central and Northern Idaho.  Three directors are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the president.

The president and vice president serve three-year terms, but stand for re-election annually.  The seven directors, along with the president and vice-president direct the affairs of the Idaho Wool Growers Association.

Board of Trustees

Phil Soulen

Dr. Marie Bulgin

Michael Guerry

Harry Soulen

John Faulkner

Jeff Siddoway

Henry Etcheverry

Barry Duelke

James Mays

Brad Little

Ken Wixom

The Board of Trustees is made up of the past presidents of the Association.

Newsletters

Idaho Wool Growers Association

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A special thanks to Photographers Michael Edminster, Shari Hart, Faulkner Land and Livestock and other Idaho ranchers.

Idaho Wool Growers Association

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A special thanks to Photographers Michael Edminster, Shari Hart, Faulkner Land and Livestock and other Idaho ranchers.

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