Connie Wills, an Idaho native, graduated from high school in Nampa, Idaho. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Boise State University and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration from the University of Idaho. Her professional career in education spanned over four decades, beginning in the Nampa School District in 1966 and retiring from the Glenns Ferry School District in 2007.
Connie moved to Glenns Ferry in 1973 with her husband Rich Wills. Rich was assigned as the Glenns Ferry resident trooper for the Idaho State Police (ISP). They remained in Glenns Ferry for his entire 30 year career with ISP. They have 3 sons, 1 daughter and 13 grandchildren.
Connie is an active community and church volunteer. She has served in several positions with the Glenns Ferry Chamber of Commerce, including 2 years as Chamber President. She has been a Cub Scout Den Mother, 4-H leader and is a member of the Glenns Ferry Revitalization Committee as well as chairperson of Glenns Ferry’s South West Idaho Rural Development (SWIRD) Board.
Rich and Connie have owned and operated the Glenns Ferry Historic Opera Theatre for the past 20 years. The theatre sponsors various community events as well as summer dinner & show productions.
Connie decided to serve as Glenns Ferry’s Mayor because she wants to give back to her community that has given so much to her and her family. She is thankful for the opportunity to serve at this level.