Paul Romrell – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 35 Position B, Idaho

Republican Party of Idaho
512 Park StSaint Anthony ID 83445
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

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.

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

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.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Extended education through Boise State, University of Southern California and University of Minnesota

Received certificate for Public Administration

Ricks College - Microbiology

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

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

Farmer/rancher 1976-2006

Rented most of my farmland out in 2006 and partially retired

Currently raise feed for my cow/calf operation

Fremont County Coroner 40 years

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Currently serving on city of St. Anthony Planning and Zoning Board

Little League baseball coach 6 years

Rotary 20+ years and Past President

Scout Leader

Past President Fremont/Madison Cattlemen's Association

Fishermen's Breakfast

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

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Fremont County Board of Commissioners 6 years, 5 years as Chairman of the Board

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013

Agricultural Affairs

Commerce and Human Resources

Health and Welfare

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Active in my Church

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