Leora Tilden

Board of Directors

B.S., Stanford University
Political Science, Business Administration studies at Boise State University, American University, and George Washington University

Government Service
1995-1996: Member of Idaho Governor Phil Batt's Medicaid Task Force
1986-1989: Commissioner, National Commission for Employment Policy (appointed by President Ronald Reagan (traveled throughout the U.S. to review the Job Training Partnership Act and make recommendations to the U.S. Congress)
1981-1985: Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Reagan Administration political appointee. Senior Executive Service (Coordination with Governors and all elected officials in 50 states and the U.S. Territories, including Indian Tribal Chiefs); U.S.D.A. Emergency Coordinator for National Emergency Preparedness and Natural Disaster Assistance for all 50 states.
1981-1983: U.S. Representative to NATO Food and Agriculture; Emergency Planning Committee, Brussels, Belgium, top secret clearance.

Business Experience
1996 to Present: President, Orange Grove LLC, California
1986-1987: Regional Director, 15 states. Citizens for America
1985: Intergovernmental Affairs Consultant
1974-1980: Vice President, President of small farm equipment and leasing company, Idaho

Political Experience
Thirty-year involvement in Local, State, and National Politics:
1996-1997 Presidential Elector (Electoral College)
1985-1986: Member of Idaho Steering Committee for Fund for America's Future, George Herbert Bush, Chair
1980-1981: Member of the Reagan Transition Team, Washington D. C. 1980 Campaign Director for the Idaho Reagan for President Campaign Republican National Committeewoman for Idaho.

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