Dick FosburyDick Fosbury

Chairman

Email: dfosbury@co.blaine.id.us

Office:  208-788-5500
Cell:  208-481-0259


Biography

Dick Fosbury is currently Chair of the Blaine County Board of Commissioners after being elected for a second term in 2020. Dick is best known for his ‘Fosbury Flop’ technique in the High Jump, which he used to win the Gold in Mexico City Olympic Games in 1968. Dick is in the US Olympic Hall of Fame, US National Hall of Fame, and the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame. Dick is past President of the World Olympians Association and the US Olympian and Paralympian Association

Dick graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology, and is a retired Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor and co-founder of Galena Engineering. Dick was the city engineer for the City of Ketchum for twenty-five years. He also serves on the Friedman Memorial Airport Authority, currently chairs the Southern Idaho Solid Waste District, and is on the Board of Directors for the Wood River YMCA.