Doyle Jacklin, Chair

Partner, Riverbend Commerce Park
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Doyle Jacklin

Doyle Jacklin is managing partner in Riverbend Commerce Park, where high-tech tenants assist each other and network as a casual business association. He graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Agronomy, specializing in Seed Physiology and Soil Chemistry, and has an honorary Doctorate of Administrative Science from the University of Idaho. He was past president of Jacklin Seed Company and Simplot Turf and Horticulture Group. Jacklin has served as president, Better Law and Turf Institute; chairman, American Seed Trade Association’s Lawn Seed Division; vice president, USA, Canadian Seed Trade Association; president, Spokane, Washington Kiwanis Club; chairman of the board of directors, Vera Water & Power Company; chairman, University of Idaho’s College of Business and Economics Advisory Board; president, Western Seed Association; and is a member or an officer of numerous other associations. Jacklin served four years aboard a U. S. Naval Pacific Fleet destroyer as operations officer and four years as commanding officer, Military Training Division, of the U. S. Naval Reserve’s Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho Command. He has a son, Wade, and a daughter, Nicole, and resides in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.