Thomas Dayley

Thomas Dayley REPRepublican

American congressman in Idaho

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Thomas DayleyREPRepublican American congressman in Idaho
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Thomas E. Dayley (born February 15, 1944, in Burley, Idaho) was a Republican Idaho State Representative from 2012 to 2019 representing District 21 in the B seat. Dayley served as Idaho State Executive Director of USDA Farm Service Agency under Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. Dayley was appointed by Speaker Scott Bedke to Idaho's Independent Redistricting Commission, after Bedke's first choice (John Simpson) was deemed ineligible due to lobbying rules.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Southern California
MA International Relations
Brigham Young University
BA Political Science
Brigham Young University
BA Spanish
Past Positions1 - 15 of 15
Idaho State House of Representatives
2013 - 2019
Precinct Committeeman
Ada County Grand Old Party (GOP)
Precinct Committeeman
County 1st VP, Bannock County Grand Old Party (GOP)
1996 - 2001
Former Precinct Committeeman
Fairfax County Virginia Grand Old Party (GOP)
Plant Industries Division, Idaho State Department of Agriculture
2005 - 2009
Idaho Subbasin Planning Coordinator
Northwest Power and Conservation Council
2001 - 2005
Former Executive Vice President
Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
1995 - 1999
Senior Aide
Senator Dirk Kempthorne
1993 - 1995
Senior Aide
Senator Larry Craig
1991 - 1995
Senior Aide
Senator Steve Symms
1991 - 1993
Former Idaho State Executive Director
Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture
1989 - 1991
Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations
Office of Congressional Relations, United States Department of Agriculture
1986 - 1989
Deputy Director
President Reagan Private Sector Initiative, United States Department of Health and Human Services
1985 - 1986
Office of Post Secondary Education, United States Department of Education
Noncommissioned Officer
United States Air Force, retired
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
International Visitors
Boy Scouts of America
United Way
Former Member
Rotary International
Former Member
American Legion
Former President
Mount Vernon Virginia Civic Association
Former Member
Revenue and Taxation Committee, Idaho State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee, Idaho State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Agricultural Affairs Committee, Idaho State House of Representatives