James is a conservative with proven leadership ability who has lived in Idaho since he was 2 years old. He has spent the last ten years building businesses in the Treasure Valley. They include Upland Optics, a sporting optics company for hunters. He is a graduate of both Boise State and Harvard Universities, and he is a passionate outdoorsman who spends much of his time on Idaho’s public lands. He began his first term in December of 2022. He will sit on the Appropriations, Business, and Transportation committees during his first session in 2023. Learn more about James here.