I want to serve and I am excited to meet the challenges of representing District 35. I have the experience and knowledge to do this job and would serve with honor. I have the time, energy and I am committed to devoting myself to work hard for our district and this great state of Idaho. I believe the answers on how to solve many of our issues lie in the ideas and trust of our people. I would be their team player along with those who I serve with. I would appreciate your vote of confidence.
Born in Fremont County and grew up on family century farm of which I own. I have lived here all my life and have been married to my wife Ellen (Parkinson) Romrell for 53 years. We have a son, Douglas and five daughters; Beth, Debra, Kristy, Melissa, and Kim. We also have 20 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Extended education through Boise State, University of Southern California and University of Minnesota
Received certificate for Public Administration
Ricks College - Microbiology
Internship Medical Lab and x-ray Technology at Idaho Falls LDS Hospital
Hospital Administrator 1966-1980 (2 Hospitals)
Laboratory and X-Ray Technician 1960-1966
Rented most of my farmland out in 2006 and partially retired
Currently raise feed for my cow/calf operation
Fremont County Coroner 40 years
Currently serving on city of St. Anthony Planning and Zoning Board
Little League baseball coach 6 years
Rotary 20+ years and Past President
Past President Fremont/Madison Cattlemen's Association
Fishermen's Breakfast Community Citizen's Award 2011
Member of original organizational board of Idaho EMS (Emergency Medical Services) organization
Organized and implemented the first hospital based fully staffed ambulatory service in Idaho. Trained the staff, supervised and managed these services for over 12 years
Representative for State of Idaho on Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bear committee over 5 years
Twice successfully represented State of Idaho through N.A.C.O. (National Association of Counties Organization) in Washington D.C. to lobby for Safe School Funds.
Accepted the job of reorganizing a struggling/under financed Cloud Seeding Program in southeast Idaho and served as Chairman for 5 years.
Appointed by Gov. Risch as Southeast Idaho Chairman of "Roadless Rule Commission"
District 7 Mental Health Board -3 years
District 7 Public Health Board -3 years
Henry's Fork Watershed Council -3 years
Development Company loan board - 4 years and currently serving
Farmer representative to: Albertson College Panel - "Rural Idaho, Challenge to Change" -2001. Invitation from past Gov. Andrus
Represented Ducks Unlimited to Washing D.C. Lobby for specifics in new farm bill
Fremont County Board of Commissioners 6 years, 5 years as Chairman of the Board
Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Human Resources
Health and Welfare
Active in my Church