Michael J. "Mike" Byrne
Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee
Office: ISU Foundation Office, Administration Building #10, Suite 108
Mike Byrne grew up in Rigby and earned his accounting and MBA degrees at Idaho State University and in 2012 ISU awarded him an honorary Doctor of Letters. Byrne retired as a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He stays active in support of several charitable and service organizations including Rotary, and the Jefferson County Schools Foundation.
His tireless service to ISU earned him the first President's Medallion in 2002. In 2007, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award and, in 1990, the College of Business Professional Achievement Award. Byrne has endowed several scholarships in honor of his parents, professors, and others whom he admired. Through the years, he generously supported - and still supports - Bengal Athletics, the L. E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, and many other programs and scholarships.