ACHD Commissioners
Commissioner Profile
District 5 - Northwest Ada County
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Sara Baker - 387-6132

Sara Baker was elected to the Commission in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016. Baker has lived in Ada County for more than 30 years. She and her husband owned and operated a successful business in the Treasure Valley for 22 years. From 1985 to 2001, Baker was a Boise City Councilperson. During that time she was Council President Pro-Tem, Council President and Acting Mayor. She was a member and Chairman of the Capital City Development Corporation from 1985 to 1993 during which time Boise's downtown was successfully turned around from its 20 years of vacant lots and deteriorated buildings. Baker was a member and Chairman of the Ada County Air Quality Board and has been a member of COMPASS, the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho. Baker has a Bachelor's in Political Science from Virginia Tech and has completed coursework for a Master’s of Urban Planning at Virginia Tech. She has previously served as the Commission's president.