Trailer manufacturer Jerry Whitehead named
new board member from District 3
Idaho native Jerry Whitehead joined the Idaho Transportation Board in March as the representative for District 3. He replaces Monte McClure who finished his second full term on the board earlier this year.
Whitehead has an extensive background in transportation. He established a trailer manufacturing business in Boise four decades ago and continues to serve as President and owner of Western Trailers. He has been a member of the Idaho Motor Carrier Advisory Committee the past 16 years and is past chairman of the Idaho Trucking Association and Idaho Truck Pac Inc.
The new board member was born in Thatcher and graduated from high school in Grace. He studied welding technology at Boise Junior College (now BSU) and joined the Idaho Air National Guard in 1964, training in advanced design airframe repair.
Whitehead enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, horses and spending time with his family.