Ritchey Toevs, Grower (District 1)
Ritchey is currently the vice chairman of retail on the Idaho Potato Commission and was the research and education chair for many years. Ritchey has always been very involved with the University of Idaho, where he graduated with a Bachelors of AG Science. Ritchey is very active within the grower community and has had roles in multiple organizations including two years as the VP of trade affairs on the National Potato Council and 12 years on the Potatoes USA board, which included being the co-chair of international marketing for four years). Outside of the potato industry, Ritchey has also served on the Aberdeen School Board for 12 years.
Ritchey is married to his wife Joanne, has four children (Ellen, Meredith, Abigail and William) and also grandchildren.