Gibson District Representative
Ladd is serving his third term on the Fort Hall Business Council. Edmo is a lifelong resident of Fort Hall and resides in the Fort Hall District where he purchased his home. He attended schools in Fort Hall, Blackfoot, and graduated from Intermountain Indian High School. Ladd played football & basketball in the Fort Hall Little Leagues and continued his passion for the sport in Highschool and College where he lettered at the collegiate level in football and both sports in high school.
Ladd continued his education at Haskell Indian Jr. College in Lawrence , Kansas where he was on the Dean's List and received an Associates of Applied Science Degree. Mr. Edmo specialized in carpentry and construction services and has been a journeyman carpenter for over 35 years. Ladd is a current member of the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters Union and prior to serving on the FHBC he was the Construction Project Manager for the Fort Hall Housing Authority from 1999-2010 where he obtained his Idaho State Electrical contractor's license. In 2014 until 2017 Ladd served as a Tribal Land Use Policy Commissioner where he helped develop the Pahsimeroi Caspital LLC to give Tribal Members an opportunity to buy land and assist the membership in having more homeownership opportunities.
During Ladd's tenure on Council, he has served as Sargeant of Arms, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Chairman. While serving on Council Ladd has taken a lead on the Sockeye Salmon initiative supporting best efforts to manage the Salmon since they are on the brink of extinction. Ladd served as the Vice-Chair of the Idaho Council of Indian affairs in 2019 and was proud to serve as a mentor in 2019 with the Idaho National Guard for the Idaho Youth Challenge Academy. In 2020 Ladd advocated in front of the Idaho State Senate Affairs Committee for additional protections and action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People. In 2022 Mr. Edmo was instrumental in bringing STEM educational opportunities to Shoshone-Bannock Jr./Sr. High school. Ladd has been on the Idaho Indian Education Commitee for the last four years and is the Tribal Council representative for education initiatives.
Edmo is a hunter and fisherman and has four children and five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
We are located just off Interstate 15, Exit 80 and down Agency Road in the Tribal Business Center