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ITA Committees

IT Leadership Council (ITLC)

This committee provides leadership in the development and implementation of Idaho's Information Technology Strategic Plan Goals.

ITLC Charter (Revised 7/1/2019)


Bob Ross, CHAIR, Dept. of Fish & Game (208) 287-2851
Alvino Artalejo, Dept. of Health & Welfare (208) 334-0640
Brett Richard, Dept. of Labor (208) 332-3570, ext. 3459
John Bernasconi, Idaho Tax Commission (208) 334-7803
Chris Smith, Governor's Office of IT Services (ITS), (208) 605-4058
Terry Ford, State Controller's Office (208) 334-3100
Shana Barrowclough, Industrial Commission (208) 334-6084
Chris Campbell, State Dept. of Education (208) 332-6970
Bob Nertney, Health Districts (208) 375-5211
Glen Gardiner, Dept. of Water Resources (208) 287-4872
Dan Raiha, Dept. of Lands (208) 334-0275
Mike Langrell, Idaho Military Division (208) 422-3019
Steven Higgins, Idaho State Police (208) 884-7163
Brian Reed, Idaho Transportation Dept. (208) 334-8190
Jon Spence, Idaho Division of Liquor (208) 947-9434
Cheryl Baldus, Dept. of Parks and Recreation (208) 514-2441
Kevin Iwersen, State Supreme Court (208) 334-3868
VACANT, Dept. of Correction
VACANT, Dept. of Insurance

Next Meeting

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
1:30 pm (Mountain)
Details to be announced

Minutes and meeting schedule

Idaho Geospatial Council
- Executive Committee (IGC-EC)

This committee provides policy-level direction and promotes efficient and effective use of resources for matters related to geographic information.

Idaho Statewide Lidar Plan (approved July 19, 2018) - To contact the Idaho Lidar Consortium, visit
Idaho Geospatial Council Bylaws (revised January 2018)
State GIS Strategic Plan (effective 12/6/2016)


Idaho Geospatial Information Officer
VACANT, Information Technology Services (ITS), Idaho Geospatial Office.
INSIDE Geospatial Clearinghouse
Bruce Godfrey University of Idaho (208) 292-1407
USGS Liaison
Tom Carlson U.S. Geological Survey (253) 552-1682
GIS Training and Research Center
Keith Weber Idaho State University (208) 282-2757

State Government Representatives
SEAT 1 Sydney Lewis Idaho Transportation Department (208) 334-8225
SEAT 2 Wilma Robertson (CHAIR) Idaho Dept. of Water Resources (208) 287-4882
Federal Representatives
SEAT 3 Jerry Korol Natural Resources Conservation Service (208) 378-5785
SEAT 4 Carolina Valderrama-Echavarria U.S. Census Bureau (208) 863-6256
Local Government Representatives
SEAT 5 Cyndi Andersen Bannock County (208) 236-5008
SEAT 6 Betty Conces Kootenai County (208) 446-1565
SEAT 7 Kelly Green Blaine County (208) 788-5560
Tribal Representative
SEAT 8 Laurie Ames Nez Perce Tribe (208) 621-3718
Utility Representative
SEAT 9 Shane Lim Suez Water (208) 362-7352
Private Sector Representative
SEAT 10 Jan Cunningham Esri (909) 793-2853, ext. 4363
Open Representatives
SEAT 11 Stewart Ward Dioptra Geomatics (208) 237-7373
SEAT 12 Pam Bond City of Boise (208) 972-8001

Unless otherwise noted, regularly scheduled meetings are held bi-monthly on the third Thursday during odd months.

Next Meeting

Thursday, May 21, 2020
9:30 am (Mountain)
Teleconference/Webinar Details:
1-877-820-7831 / Guest Passcode: 958526#
Webinar Link

Minutes and meeting schedule

Access Idaho Steering Committee

This committee provides oversight of Idaho e-Government applications such as licensing, filing and renewals. At committee meetings, the State's "portal" contractor briefs the committee on current and future projects.  Following the briefings, the public sector members vote on any action items or documents related to current projects.

There are a variety of service offerings from Access Idaho that are available to state agencies.


Robert Butler, CHAIR, Governor's Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) (208) 605-4011
Chad Houck, Secretary of State's Office (208) 332-2862
Dave Tolman, Idaho Transportation Dept.(208) 334-8525
Lori Wolff, Dept of Health & Welfare (208) 334-5500
Non-voting member: Jeff Walker, Idaho Information Consortium General Manager (Access Idaho Project) (208) 332-0102

Unless otherwise noted, regularly scheduled meetings are held monthly on the fourth Thursday.

Next Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2020
1:30 pm (Mountain)
Details to be announced

Minutes and meeting schedule

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