Meet the Council

  • Art Bettge
    Art Bettge

    Art was elected to City Council in November of 2013. He has lived in Moscow, Idaho for​ 33 years and was an active member of the City'​s Planning and Zoning Commission for 10 years, serving 7 o​f those years as chair. Art also won the Service to Commissions award in 2009. Art is retired from the USDA and consults in the wheat end-use industry as ADBWheat. Art is a member of the American Association​​ of Cereal Chemists International and was the recent chair of the annual international conference. Art is also a member of a number of committees for this professional organization.

  • Dan Carscallen
    Dan Carscallen

    In November of 2007, Dan was elected to a four year term on the City Council. Dan was born and raised in Moscow, and is a graduate of both Moscow High School and the University of Idaho. In addition to his duties as the clerk of the North Latah County Highway District, Dan and his wife Debby are EMT/Firefighters with the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department. They have two children.

  • John Weber
    John Weber

    John served previously on the City Council from 2006 - 2009. He ran again for Council and was elected again in November of 2013. John has been in Moscow for nearly 60 years and has served on a variety of capacities including on the Moscow Urban Renewal Agency as a board member and as chair, as City Council President, and as a board member of the Community Housing Development Organization.

  • Jim Boland

    Jim came to Moscow from Idaho Falls in 1972 to attend the University of Idaho.  He graduated in 1978 with a degree in Animal Science and after a brief time away from the Palouse, returned to Moscow and the UI, earning a Master’s of Business Administration in 1983.  Jim has owned and operated C&L Lockers in Moscow since 1988 and Hog Heaven Sausage Works since 2010.  He has also served as president of the Rendezvous in the Park for eight years, and as a board member for many more.  Jim also served on the City of Moscow’s Planning and Zoning Commission.  He is a musician and enjoys practicing and performing with his band “The Intentions.” Boland is also an avid bicyclist and skier and has recently completed the Tour Divide, a 2,750 mile bike trek.  The Tour begins in Banff, Canada and ends at the Mexican border.

  • Walter Steed
    Walter Steed

    In 2007, Walter was elected to a two-year seat on the City Council, a four-year seat 2009 and in 2013 he was elected to his current four-year seat. Walter, who has an MBA from the University of Idaho, is a consultant who writes and administers Community Development Block Grants for Idaho cities and utility districts. These grants fund the construction of water and sewer systems, streets, community buildings, low-income housing and downtown revitalization. Walter has lived in Moscow with his wife Mary since 1989 and previously served as Chairman of the City of Moscow Transportation Commission.

  • Wayne Krauss
    Wayne Krauss

    Wayne is currently serving his second term on the City Council, having first been elected in 2007 and again in 2011. He served as Council President for the years 2010 and 2011. Other than the four years he spent in the United States Coast Guard, he has lived in Moscow all of his life. He worked for Martin's Auto Service for 35 years where he was General Manager for the last 18 years. He retired from full-time employment in 2010 but continues to stay very busy with his Council work as well as many outside interests. He and his wife Gail have been married for 38 years and have two sons and three grandchildren.

  • Photos by Archer Photography, Jonathan S. Billing, Moscow, Idaho

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