Rep. James Holtzclaw
Enlisted in USAF after graduating high school; first member of family to attain college degree upon graduating from George Fox University; served ten years in the armed forces and completed four tours of duty where he was awarded distinguished medals and commendations; small business owner in Meridian and a real estate agent/broker and property manager; Chairman of Commerce and Human Resources; member of Transportation & Defense, State Affairs, Occupational Licensing Oversight, and Change in Employee Compensation; honors: Outstanding Airman of the Year, National Defense Medal, Outstanding Unit with Valor Medal, Idaho Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding work for the State of Idaho – awarded by Governor Otter and Gowen AFB, Advocate of Justice Award for outstanding service to the public safety of Idaho’s citizens, Legislator of the year by the Fraternal Order of Police, Legislator of the year by the Firefighters of Idaho.