BOARD MEMBERS AND STAFF

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BRUNDAGE

DONNA

BRUNDAGE

Board President

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

MOSS

BEV

MOSS

Events Chair

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

WEED

Matt

WEED

Treasurer

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.

SOLORZA

SHANE

SOLORZA

Board Member

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.

GERSHENSON SMITH

REBECCA

GERSHENSON SMITH

Staff - Executive Director

Rebecca has taught English for many years, most recently at Gonzaga University, and has extensive experience in nonprofit development.

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.

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.

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.