Steve Wilson is a native Idahoan who retired from the State of Idaho in April of 2013 after 30 years of service. During 27 years with the State Tax Commission, Steve held the positions of Sr. Compliance Officer, Sr. Management Analyst, and Information Services Manager. For three years with the State Controller’s Office, Steve held the position of Deputy State Controller and Chief Information Officer.
Steve is a past chair of the Multistate Tax Commission Technology Committee, and was twice appointed by former Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorn to serve on the Information Technology Resource Management Council (ITRMC), the State’s IT policy-making body, and chaired several of its subcommittees. During his service on the ITRMC, Steve attended two sessions of the “E-Government Executive Education Project” at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Steve also served as vice-chair of the Idaho Information Technology Executive Advisory Committee.
Steve earned an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from North Idaho College, Bachelor of Business Administration from Boise State University, and Master of Public Administration, also from Boise State.
Steve began teaching as an adjunct with Boise State University in 2000 in both the Political Science and Public Policy and Administration departments. In Political Science Steve taught American Government and State & Local Government. In Public Policy and Administration, Steve continues to teach graduate level courses in State & Local Government Policy and Administration, and Public Budgeting and Financial Administration. New to CWI in the Fall of 2013, Steve is teaching POLS 202, American State & Local Government.
Steve lives in Nampa and has two grown children and three grandchildren.