The current District 8 State Representative, former city councilor, school board member, and small business owner said his life experiences and background make him the right person for the position. Shepherd's been involved with local government and community functions for a number of years and says he's ready to address the people of District Seven's concerns.
"I think it's very important to have people right now that are familiar with, especially the economy and the job situation," said Shepherd.
Shepherd currently serves as a member on the Idaho House Committee for Education and for Health and Welfare. He's also the Vice Chair of the Idaho House Resources and Conservation Committee