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Vision Councils

United Way of Treasure Valley’s Vision Councils in the areas of Health, Education, and Financial Stability are composed of local volunteers who develop objectives and strategies to address key issues, identify needed revenue and make funding recommendations. 
 
Ericka Rupp (Community Impact Chair) ― Program manager, Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare

Education Vision Council

Ben Moore (Chair) ― Assistant vice president, commercial lender First Insterstate Bank

Ericka Rupp (Co-Chair CIL) ― Program manager, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Kelli Badesheim (Co-Chair-CIL) - Executive Director, Valley Regional Transit

Alex Zamora ― School social worker, Idaho Virtual Academy

Anna Wolfenbarger ― CPA at Little-Morris, LLP

Brienne Sandow ― Clinical Support Director, St. Luke’s Health System

Claudia Borgna ― Retried school teacher

Danielle Higley - Copywriter, Intuit

George Thomas - Community Volunteer

Jon Munn - Community Volunteer

Kim Seifert – Saint Alphonsus  Medical Group

Lana Graybeal - Communications Manager, City of Boise

Laurie Huegerich - Global Site Readiness Leader, J.R. Simplot Co.

Mitch Colburn - Engineering Leader, Idaho Power

Tonya Westenskow - Vice President & Branch Manager, First Insterstate Bank

Tracy Verbanac - Consumer Specialist, MDU

Health Vision Council

Mark Babson (Chair) - Paramedic, Ada County Paramedics

Ericka Rupp (Co-Chair CIL) - Program manager, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Kelli Badesheim (Co-Chair-CIL) - Executive Director, Valley Regional Transit

Ami Poppleton - Member Support Specialist team Lead, PacificSource

Cathy Coumerilh - Community Volunteer

Caroline Merritt - True North Public Affairs

Darcy Wagner - Sales Executive, PacificSource

Gayla Thomas-Dabney - Regional Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Saint Alphonsus Regional Health System

Holy Sue Kerns - Community Relations Manager, Blue Cross of Idaho

Jamie Aanensen - Manager, Central District Health

Janee Welsh - Saint Alphonsus

Ken Eixenberger - Manager, Citi 

Paula Coulter ― Oncology Service Line director, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Sonja Schriever - Bureau chief, Bureau of Community & Environmental Health

Terri Brannan ― Community Volunteer

Tim Hoekstra -  CEO, Lifeway’s Inc.

Financial Stability Vision Council

Brian Rich (Chair) - Marketing Manager, T-Sheets/Intuit

Ericka Rupp (Co-Chair CIL) ― Program manager, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Kelli Badesheim (Co-Chair-CIL) - Executive Director, Valley Regional Transit

Adam Zuber - Relationship Manager, First Interstate Bank

Amy Campbell - Provider Relations Representative, PacificSource 

Christina Hardesty - Associate Attorney, Parsons, Behle & Latimer

Dan Clements - IT professional, Hewlett-Packard

Deanna Ward - Development director, Home Partnership Foundation

Dennis Mikelonis - Vice President & Private Banker, Idaho Trust Bank

Greg Smith - Marketing Executive, J. P. Morgan Chase

Heather Chambers - VP, Western Idaho Division, Washington Federal Bank

Jim Wall - Audience Budgeting Director, McClatchy Company/Idaho Statesman

Kelly Duncan - AVP, Assistant Relationship Manager, First Interstate Bank

Lisa Bearg - Community Impact Asst, Idaho Community Foundation

Mindi McAllaster - Associate Broker, Windermere/Richard B. Smith

Ninfa Fuentes - Processing Supervisor, Mountain West Bank

Rhiannon Avery - Grants & Program Manager, City of Boise

Ronna Hargis - Executive Assistant, KeyBank

 

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