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State of the Counties Virtual Luncheon
Join us on Wednesday, April 28 for the Regional Chamber's State of the Counties Virtual Luncheon, sponsored by PayneWest Insurance.

Franklin Co. Administrator Keith Johnson and Benton Co. Administrator Jerrod MacPherson will deliver updates on their counties, including projects, statistics, and COVID-19 impacts.

Following the program, Benton Co. Commissioner Will McKay and Franklin Co. Commissioner Rocky Mullen will join the administrators to take questions from the audience. Please send pre-submitted questions to elisabeth.holt@tricityregionalchamber.com by Monday, April 26.

Apr 28, 2021 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Administrator Jerrod MacPherson and Commissioner Will McKay
@Benton County
Jerrod MacPherson has been serving as Benton County’s Administrator since January 1, 2020, with over 27 years of local government experience in both Regional Planning and County Administration. Born in Moscow, Idaho, Jerrod spent his childhood and formative years in the Palouse and Tri-Cities. Jerrod graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban and Regional Planning. Commissioner Will McKay was elected to the Board on January 1, 2021 to represent District 3, which includes portions of Kennewick, Paterson, and the Horse Heaven Hills area. Commissioner McKay graduated from BYU-Idaho in 2006 with a Bachelor's in Construction Management and a Minor in Business Management. Commissioner McKay's priorities in County Government include ensuring transparency in County Government, budgeting as well as finding ways to grow the community.
Administrator Keith Johnson and Commissioner Rocky Mullen
@Franklin County
Keith Johnson has been serving as Franklin County’s Administrator since 2015. An Idaho native, Keith came to the Tri-Cities from Boise where he had been working as a software consultant after a previous career in state and local government. Keith was elected the State Controller for the State of Idaho in 2002 and had previously served as the State Comptroller in the State of Oklahoma. Rocky Mullen was elected Franklin County Commissioner, District 2 in 2020. He is a lifelong resident of Franklin County and is the son of John Mullen, one of the original farmers of the Columbia Basin project. He farms and raises cattle, and previously owned and operated the Toppenish Livestock Yard and Colville Livestock Auction.