Cherie Buckner-Webb
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Cherie Buckner-Webb


ID State Senate District 19

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Cherie Buckner-Webb

ID State Senate District 19
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Cherie Buckner-Webb (born October 29, 1951) is a Democratic politician from Boise, Idaho. In 2010 Buckner-Webb was elected to a single term in the Idaho House of Representatives representing the north Boise-based District 19. In 2012 Buckner-Webb won the district's Idaho Senate seat, succeeding the retiring Nicole LeFavour. She is Idaho's first elected African-American state legislator, and its first African-American woman legislator. Upon taking office in the Idaho Senate Buckner-Webb was elected Democratic caucus chair, and she currently serves as assistant minority leader.Buckner-Webb is not running for re-election in 2020.



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George Fox University
BA Management/Organizational Leadership
2004 - 2006
Boise State University
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Northwest Nazarene University
MSW Social Work

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 9)  
Assistant Minority Leader
Idaho State Senate
2015 - 2021
Idaho State Senate
2013 - 2021
Idaho State House of Representatives
2010 - 2012
Former Minority Caucus Chair
Idaho State Senate
Sojourning Coaching
2007 - Current
Global Program Manager
Culture and Diversity Program, Hewlett-Packard Company
2002 - 2007
White Men as Full Diversity Partners
2006 - Current
Senior Associate
The Yarbrough Group
2006 - Current
Shibley Properties
1986 - Current

Other Experience

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Board Member
Women's Forum, Saint Luke's Regional Medical Center
2011 - Current
Board Member
Idaho Commission on the Arts
2001 - 2011
Board Member
Boise State University Foundation
2009 - Current
Founding Board Member
Idaho Black History Museum
1995 - Current
State Director
Women in Government
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Idaho State Senate
Former Member
State Affairs Committee, Idaho State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Council, Idaho State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Idaho State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Oversight Committee, Idaho State Senate