Logan, UT – Boyd Pugmire, a Republican and longtime resident of Cache County, announced his bid for Cache County Executive today. Pugmire will run for the open seat left by Lynn Lemon at the end of his term in January 2015.
Former Utah Republican Party Chairman Thomas Wright and Cache Valley businessman Jack Nixon both have openly endorsed Boyd.
“I am committed to sustaining a fiscally conservative county budget, and ensuring tax dollars are used efficiently. By keeping open communication and working with each department in the county, we can identify how to make improvements and spend wisely. I am also dedicated to addressing transportation and air quality concerns as our county’s population grows and expands,” says Pugmire.
Boyd has served as Clarkston Land Use Development Chairman, Clarkston City Councilman, Clarkston Mayor, and as a member of the Cache Valley Regional Council. He has also been a member of the Cache County Republican Party Executive Committee serving as the Party Treasurer and Party Chairman. Currently Boyd serves as a member of the Utah Republican Party State Central Committee and Utah Republican Party State Executive Committee. Additionally, Boyd has served for thirty years on the Martin Harris Pageant Committee.
As an employee of ATK for the past 35 years Boyd has held a number of managerial positions. Previously he was an Operations Supervisor and he is currently a Technical Team Supervisor.
Boyd lives in North Logan with his wife, Jann. They are the parents of two children and six grandchildren.