BOARD MEMBERS AND STAFF

GERSHENSON SMITH

REBECCA

GERSHENSON SMITH

Board President

Rebecca teaches college English, most recently at Gonzaga University, and has extensive experience in nonprofit development.

BRUNDAGE

DONNA

BRUNDAGE

Marketing Chair

Donna works at St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho as a Grants Development Specialist and Community Outreach Advocate.

MESSINGER

JEFF

MESSINGER

Board Member

Jeff, a restaurant manager, is a long-time resident of Coeur d'Alene who started working in the hospitality business at the age of 16.

WEED

Amanda

WEED

Care Team Chair

Amanda is a homeschooling mom who works in real estate. With deep roots in Coeur d'Alene, she loves living life here with her high school sweetheart, Matt, and their three kids.

JACINTO

JAIME

JACINTO

Staff - Care Coordinator

Jaime is a biblical counselor and is the founder of Women Becoming Whole, a Christian
ministry serving women with pay-what-you-can biblical counseling services.

LAWRENCE

DEIRDRE

LAWRENCE

Board Treasurer

Deirdre is a corporate accountant who has worked in both the food industry and resort housekeeping.

GOVERNALE

CHARLOTTE

GOVERNALE

Resource Development Chair

Charlotte has a rich background in development, events, and nonprofit leadership.

MOSS

BEV

MOSS

Communication Chair

Bev is a former teacher and a long-time community volunteer for local nonprofits, including her church.

WEED

Matt

WEED

Finance Chair

Matt is a Certified Portfolio Manager for a local registered investment advisory firm. He was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene and grew up in his family's restaurant business.

ENGLISH

CORY

ENGLISH

Secretary

Cory English is a Physical Therapist, and has spent her career in the hospital and in-patient rehabilitation settings. As a student, she worked in restaurants as a waitress and understands the financial and social stresses of hospitality work.

JOHNSON

DOUG

JOHNSON

Board Member

Doug is a restaurant owner who has lived in Coeur d’Alene for over 30 years and has been associated with the hospitality industry for nearly that long.

SOLORZA

SHANE

SOLORZA

Events Chair

Shane began his professional career in the hospitality industry over 10 years ago, and has a BS in Hospitality Management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

ACKLAND

CINDY

ACKLAND

Staff - Program Assistant

Cindy retired from Farmers Insurance Group in 2017 after
working in their corporate offices as a Director of Operations and
Business Transformation.

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