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Jody B. Olson

Senior Status – retired from the active practice of law



Mr. Olson was formerly Vice President of Corporate Development at Trus Joist, a $1 billion Idaho-based specialty building products company. He was Secretary of the Board of Trus Joist MacMillan; a limited partnership with the Canadian forest products leader MacMillan Bloedel, Ltd, chairman of the Board of Norco Windows, Inc, and of Outlook Window Partnership; the sixth largest wood window manufacturer in the United States and the largest in Canada. Mr. Olson is also an elected member of the Greater Boise Auditorium District Board of Directors.

He served for many years as board chairman of the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a $16 billion pension fund. His past board of directors experience has included public companies as the audit committee chair and designated financial expert. Additionally, Mr. Olson previously worked as a Deloitte & Touche LLP CPA.


Greater Boise Auditorium District, Board of Directors, 2019

Boise Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Past Board Member

Boise Public Schools Foundation, Past Board Member

Bishop Kelly Foundation, Past Board Member

Fundsy, Past Board Member

Lowell Elementary School PTA, Past President

Northern Rockies Action Group, Past Chairman of the Board

Galen Associates, New York City, a Venture Capital Fund, Former Board of Advisors

Saugatuck Capital, Stamford, CT, Former Board of Advisors

St. Alphonsus Hospital Foundation, Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee

University of Idaho Foundation, Member of the Board and of Investment Committee

Medical Discoveries, Inc., Member of the Board of Directors

North Pacific Group, Inc., Portland, OR, Audit Committee, Former Board Member


Law School:

Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., 1978


University of Idaho College of Business, 1969

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