Jason Kinley serves as the director of the Gem County Mosquito Abatement
District and has been serving in this capacity since 2005. Jason holds a Master
of Science in Entomology from Iowa State University, with specialization in
mosquito-West Nile virus interactions and mosquito ecology. He has more than 20
years of experience in mosquito control and has conducted integrated mosquito
management at all program levels, whether as a seasonal control technician, a
surveillance coordinator, or as a program administrator.
In addition, Jason currently serves as the president-elect of the American
Mosquito Control Association, a position that is elected by peers and colleagues
throughout the United States. When he first arrived in Idaho, Jason created and
developed the Idaho Mosquito and Vector Control Association and served as
president in 2006. He served as the president of the Northwest Mosquito and
Vector Control Association in 2008.
Jason met his wife, Anne, at Brundage Mountain while skiing on a winter Sunday.
He has a daughter and two dogs. He enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening, and is
an avid honey bee keeper.