Luci Willits is an Idahoan. She is a product of Idaho’s public schools, a doer, a thinker, and a problem solver. Luci is the daughter of a farmer and small business owner who knows what it’s like to work hard, and the importance of taking care of the place you call home.
Luci grew up in the potato country of Eastern Idaho and came to the Treasure Valley for economic opportunity. She has lived in West Boise for close to 20 years, has been married for 25 years and is the mother of two adult daughters who graduated from West Ada high schools.
Over the course of her career, Luci has worked in private industry and for the state and federal government both in person and at her home office. She currently leads a team of educators at a research company headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Luci believes that with the growth that the city has been experiencing that we need leaders who are forward-thinking and problem solvers. She brings her background in government and the private sector to the City Council, a combination that will help her to work within the city system, while also recognizing that we need business, industry, and forward-thinking to drive the economy.
Luci believes that Boise is changing and that we need vision and to be proactive in seeking solutions. She will focus on the need to maintain our clean streets, safe neighborhoods, and family and outdoor-centered living and representing the issues people in West Boise are concerned about and working to solve and represent their concerns and perspectives.
Luci Willits was elected to the Boise City Council in November of 2021 and began her term in January of 2022.