- Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Education: Graduated from Thomas Downey High School in Modesto, California; Eearned bachelor’s in agricultural economics from California State University, Fresno; earned master’s degree and doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada.
Work experience: Current director of program development at University of Idaho, Coeur d’Alene; Aaffiliate faculty in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at U of I; owner of Amador Education Consulting and Development; owner of Trinity Farms (almond farm); former director of academic advising at Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington, Indiana; former compliance officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Political experience: Elected to Idaho state House in 2016. Serves on Education, Judiciary Rules and Administration, Agricultural Affairs House committees.
Family: Married. Has 1-year-old son.
Education: Graduated from Christian Center School in Hayden; earned two bachelor’s degreees in history from Eastern Washington.
Work experience: Life coach turned after-care program supervisor at Northwest College Support, an organization working with students with emotional or mental disabilities.
Political experience: Worked on legislative campaigns for local city council races; former president of Kootenai County Democratic Party; current chairman of Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee.
Shem Hanks aims to boost working class, Paul Amador stresses collaboration in race for Coeur d’Alene House seat
State Rep. Paul Amador’s re-election bid for a 4th Legislative District seat that represents Coeur d’Alene is challenged by Democrat Shem Hanks.