Jim C. Walker has been elected chairman of the board for the Greater Boise Auditorium District. He has been a member of the board since May 2013. Walker replaces Hy Kloc, who resigned as chairman but plans to stay on the board of directors through his term, which ends in 2017.
Walker is a captain in the Boise Fire Department, for which he has worked more than 13 years. He is secretary and treasurer of the Boise Firefighters Local No. 149 and a trustee of the Police and Fire Healthcare Trust. He also is a member of the board of the Boise Burnout Fund.
In 2006 Walker and his wife, Monica, were honored with Preservation Idaho’s Orchid Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for their work restoring the Beck House.