Meet Management

Dick Fosbury

Honorary Chairperson of the Simplot Games

Dick Fosbury

  • ’68 Gold Medal Winner High Jump and U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame (1992).
  • U.S. Athlete who gained immortality at the 1968 Olympics, he won the high jump with his back-over the bar style that is known today as the “Fosbury Flop”.
  • Dick is currently the President of the World Olympians Association.



Executive Committee

  • Lisa Woodland - Executive Director
  • Greg Burch – Meet Director, Portneuf Zone Fire Mgmt. Off. – Caribou, Targhee Nat. Forest
  • Kristi Samuelson - Assistant Executive Director, J.R. Simplot Co. – Production Analyst
  • Kevin Robbins – J.R. Simplot Co., Business Systems Analyst
  • John Bob – J.R. Simplot Co., Don Plant Manager
  • Rick Phillips – J.R. Simplot Co. Representative,  Director, Public Relations2014 Board 846

Board of Directors

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Kevin Browning
Board Chairman
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Direcotr of Food Safety and Quality
Mark E. Araquistain
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Agribusiness Purchasing Mgr
Gary Black
H & R Block,
Regional Manager
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Jason Bohne
Bechtel Public Relations Manager, Simplot Games Media Director
Drew Damron
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Purchasing Manager, Don Plant
Dave Dufault
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Vice President and General Manager Retail Business 
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Jim Englar
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Senior Director Process Development and Engineering Innovation
Dennis Facer
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Director of Mine Development
Monty Johnson
J.R. Simplot Co.,
Environmental Engingeering Manager
  Kent Tingey
Idaho State University,
Vice President of University Advancement



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