Michael J. Shirley
Chairman of the Board
Michael J. Shirley has been the president and general manager of Bogus Basin Mountain Resort for the past twelve years.
Mike was born and raised in northern Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University, and then from graduate school at the University of Arizona where he received an MBA degree in 1970. Employed by worldwide construction and engineering company Morrison Knudsen upon graduation, he finished a 21-year career there in 1991 as vice president of finance and administration.
Past local board service includes United Way of Ada County, Boise Philharmonic, Junior Achievement and the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. In 2000, he was elected to the board of directors of the National Ski Areas Association. He has been on the board of trustees of the Boise Art Museum for seven years, and is the immediate past president. Serving on the Idaho Travel Council of the Idaho State Department of Commerce, Mike will be the chair for the next fiscal year. He was elected to the board of the Arid Club in 2003.