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West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) elected Joe Herring, of Twin Falls, Idaho, president of its Board of Directors in early November. Joe has served on the board since 2007 and previously was the treasurer.

Herring has been involved in workforce, community and economic development since 1980. He has successfully led Region IV Development since 1986 to create collaborations and promote sustainable growth throughout south-central Idaho. He also is the CEO of Business Lending Solutions, an SBA Certified Development Company that finances Idaho small business development.

“Joe has a passion for the west, for its natural beauty and the people who live there. He is committed to RCAC’s vision of vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities, and he brings that passion to every board meeting. I am looking forward to his board leadership in the coming year,” said Stanley Keasling, RCAC’s CEO.

The new slate of officers also includes David Provost, New York, vice president; Nalani Fujimori Kaina, Hawaii, secretary; and Rachel Morse, Alaska, treasurer.

RCAC board members serve three-year terms and may remain on the board for up to four consecutive terms.

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