Tecle Gebremicheal

Boise City Council Candidate

Age 29

Tecle is a refugee from a politically-oppressed country called Eritrea, known as “Africa’s North Korea.” Since escaping, He became extremely involved in Idaho politics and human rights. As a Legislative Aide for the 2019 Session, he spent a majority of the time in the Capitol field, monitoring committee meetings, public hearings, floor sessions, and caucusing. His work varied from providing the legislative body with summary reports to extensive policy research.

“Through this unique opportunity, you see first-hard how our elected officials work day-in and day-out to get the job done. Their tireless effort and sense of leadership inspired me to pursue public service.”

Tecle is currently a Junior at Boise State University. He is a service member with the United State Army Reserves and Nations United soccer coach. He is also gearing up to run for City Council in 2019.

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