Dave’s Background

Educational Background

  • Attended Boise School District Schools Grades 1-12 (Cole, Fairmont and Capital)
  • University of Idaho – BS Finance
  • Anser Public Charter School Board President (2012-14) – Board member for 8 years
  • Idaho School Board Association’s (ISBA) Mastery of Boardsmanship Award. Attended the ISBA’s Day on the Hill, Leadership Institute and Annual Convention, and the National School Board Association Convention
  • Member of Idaho Business for Education

Professional Background

  • President of Idaho Candy Company for 17 years
  • Managed commercial properties for over 20 years
  • Earned Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation

Personal Background

  • My wife, Jill Shelton Wagers, is a local dentist, who attended Boise Schools (Jackson, West and Borah)
  • Three children currently in the BSD (Delaney, Savannah and Devon) and one BSD graduate (Kade)
  • My mother, Mary Wagers, was an English and Reading teacher for the BSD for 15 years
  • My Father, John Wagers, was an accountant until he bought Idaho Candy Company in 1984 and became the “Candyman”