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MEPI Leadership

Madison Economic Partners is an Idaho-registered nonprofit. MEPI is a joint partnership of economic development organizations, businesses, and private individuals who have come together as partners in economic development in Madison County.

Madison Economic Partners is governed by an elected Board of Directors, with an Executive Board responsible for the day-to-day operations of MEPI

Robert Chambers

Robert attended Idaho State University receiving a BA, MPA, and DA in Political Science/Public Administration.  He worked for Idaho State University for nine years both teaching as an adjunct faculty and managing the Business and Research Park.  He served on the Pocatello City Council for six years and then became the Director of Planning and Development Services for Pocatello serving for sixteen years.  He moved to Rexburg in 2011 to teach in the Religious Education Department at BYU-Idaho.  He currently serves as the Chair of this department.

Scott  Johnson
Executive Director

Scott attended Brigham Young University - Idaho and received a BS in Business Administration. He then joined a software startup in Rexburg, Idaho that later became an Oracle partner company and managed Human Resources worldwide from Guam to New York City for 6 years. Since then, he has served as Director of Economic Development and Community Relations at the City of Rexburg, Idaho, "America's Family Community," which is currently the 4th fastest-growing small city in the United States. 

Executive Board

President                     Robert Chambers 

Vice President             Kyle Kinghorn

Treasurer                     Josh Bingham

Secretary                     Aaron Denney

Legal                            Stephen Zollinger

Executive Director     Scott Johnson

General Board

Director     Commissioner Todd Smith 

Director     Mayor Jerry Merrill 

Director     Sally Smith

Director     John Ward

Director     Rob Tietjen

Director     Rick Miller

Director     Shawn Perkins

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