"Elk Hunting in the St Joe country"


"Senator Goedde takes a turn presiding over session in the old Senate Chambers"


"Senator Goedde at the signing of the Hospice House bill"


"Senator Goedde and Rep. Chadderdon with Governor Risch at the signing of the property tax relief bill, HB1."


John Goedde
Idaho State Senator – District 4

Community Involvement

US 95 Access Study Committee member/ Inland Pacific Hub CoChair 2010-2012
Former Trustee – School District #271
Cofounder – Kootenai Charities
Ed Abbott Award Winner

Coeur d’Alene Area Chamber of Commerce Committees

  • Commodores
  • Legislative

Past President / Chairman

  • Coeur d’Alene Area Chamber of Commerce
  • North Idaho Chamber of Commerce
  • Coeur d’Alene Insurance Agents Association
  • Independent Insurance Agents of Idaho

Present and/or Past Board Member

  • Kootenai Perspectives
  • North Idaho Alzheimer’s Association
  • Wishing Star Foundation
  • Former Hayden Lake Jaycee
  • Past Idaho State Jaycee Treasurer
  • Past President of the Idaho JCI Senate
  • Idaho State Insurance Fund Board Member
  • North Idaho College Foundation Board
  • University of Idaho North Idaho Advisory Board
  • Jobs Plus Board
  • Idaho Suicide Prevention Council member

Present and Past Board/Committee/Task Force Member

  • 2007–08 Transportation Task Force CoChair – Pacific Northwest Economic Region
  • 2008 Idaho Task Force on Teacher Evaluations
  • 2010-present Idaho State Board of Education Assessment Oversight Committe
  • 2010 IPRAC (governing board of Idaho Education Network)
  • 2010 Idaho Digital Learning Academy Task Force
  • 2011 Idaho Education Technology Task Force member

National Conference of State Legislatures experience

  • 2007-2010 Vice Chair Standing Committee on Education
  • 2011-2012 CoChair of Standing Committee
  • 2008-2010 Task Force on Federal Education Policy member
  • 2011 CoChair Teacher Effectiveness Task Force
  • 2011 Digital Education Advisory Board member