Alan is an accomplished electronics technician, a self-proclaimed geek, and an Army Veteran. He and his wife (Elizabeth) are the parents of three children, with another on the way. He also has two older children. Alan believes that strong families are the key to strong communities and a happy life. He is a fervent believer in civil liberty and in values that are best demonstrated through actions.Alan believes the most important issues facing Southeast Idaho are education, civil and religious liberty, healthcare, and the need to rein in out-of-control taxation.
Alan is a Pocatello native and a 1999 graduate of Highland High School. A staunch advocate of service to country, he enlisted in the Idaho Army National Guard during his senior year in high school and deployed to Iraq in 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III. Upon returning from the Middle East, he worked as a firefighter while training for his EMT certification. He began work with the Idaho Department of Corrections as a Correctional Officer in 2006, where he saw first-hand the effect our laws have on our citizens.
Alan knows that small business is the life blood of the economy, and in 2009 he started his own computer repair business in Pocatello, experiencing firsthand the challenges of making a payroll and the effect of taxes of businesses.
Shortly thereafter he was presented with an opportunity to work for Union Pacific Railroad, to follow in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps and become a railroader. He now has responsibility for maintaining Union Pacific’s Southeast Idaho and Western Wyoming vast communications network.
He began his service in 2019 as a commissioner for the North Bannock Fire District.
Alan is a firm believer in personal responsibility and has dedicated his life to serving others. He always jumps at an opportunity to help someone in need.
Alan Curtis knows that, working together, we can make Southeast Idaho an even greater place to live.