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Caroline Nilsson Troy

Caroline Nilsson Troy

Caroline Nilsson Troy joined the University of Idaho team in 2022 as special assistant to the president for government relations. Prior to this, she served in the Idaho House of Representatives for Latah and Benewah counties from 2014 to 2022. Over the course of her service, committee assignments included the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee, Revenue and Taxation, Health and Welfare, Agricultural Affairs and Judiciary and Rules. She also served on the Millennium Fund and Joint Legislative Oversight committees. She developed the “Distance Testimony Project” to allow Idahoans living over 100 miles from Boise to testify during House Committee hearings and co-chaired the “Respectful Workplace Taskforce,” developing policies for the Idaho Legislature.  

While working at the University of Idaho in development (1995-2007), Caroline worked with the Senator and Mrs. McClure on a number of fundraising initiatives. Their commitment to serving Idaho and Idahoans with courage, compassion, curiosity and integrity remains an inspiration to her own work. She has faithfully kept a photo of Senator McClure on her desk since 1997, as a reminder of the standards to which all Idahoans should adhere. The work of the McClure Center to further the McClure’s uniquely collaborative, thoughtful and creative approach to sound public policy will help change the landscape of politics in Idaho and beyond for the better. 

McClure Center

Physical Address:

Capitol Annex Ste. 116

Mailing Address:

James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research
Capitol Annex
514 W. Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4549