Supervisor Cline was elected to the Board of Supervisors on November 8, 2016 and was sworn into office on January 4, 2017. Woody is a fourth generation Gila County resident and he is married to a fifth generation resident. He was born in Globe, Arizona and raised in Young, Arizona and is the first Young resident to be elected to the Board of Supervisors. His experience as a small business owner, former United States Forest Service employee and community activist brings a well-rounded perspective to the Board of Supervisors.
As a member of the Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Cline also serves on the County Supervisors Association Legislative Policy Committee, Correctional Officers Retirement Plan Local Board for Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers, Gila County Board of Health, and San Carlos Apache Tribe Partnership Steering Committee.
Woody was the 2016-2018 President of the Gila County Cattle Growers Association and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Cattle Growers Association.
Supervisor Cline spent nineteen plus years with the United States Forest Service working in fire and range management. His understanding of public land usage and management is a valuable addition to the Board of Supervisors.
Supervisor Cline lives in Young, Arizona with his wife Letha and his three daughters. He graduated from Young Public Schools in 1981. In his spare time, Woody likes to do anything outdoors including hunting, riding the range and enjoying time on his ranch.