BOARD MEMBERS AND STAFF

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BRUNDAGE

DONNA

BRUNDAGE

Board Vice President

Donna works at St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho as a Grants Development Specialist and Community Outreach Advocate. She was born in Pennsylvania has worked most of her life in the social services industry.

DIRCKSEN

ZACH

DIRCKSEN

Outreach Chair

Zach works in restaurant operations for Pita Pit USA. He is native to Coeur d’Alene and has been in and out of the hospitality industry for over 25 years.

GRUBAR

ERIKA

GRUBAR

Board Member

Erika lives in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and three children. Erika has worked in retail, bookkeeping, property management, and the hospitality industry.

ACKLAND

CINDY

ACKLAND

Care Coordinator/Program Assistant

Cindy retired from Farmers Insurance Group in 2017 after working in their corporate offices as a Director of Operations and Business Transformation. She and her husband, Darrel, moved to Coeur d'Alene after her retirement.

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SOLORZA

SHANE

SOLORZA

Board Secretary

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.

SWINGROVER

LINDSEY

SWINGROVER

Board Member

Lindsey worked in hospitality during college, but it was while working with students that she really became aware of the needs of families who work in that industry.

STEINER

ANDREW

STEINER

Board Member

Andrew achieved a business degree from Lewis-Clark State College, started his own handyman business, and then acquired his license in real estate.

WAHNER

BRENDA

WAHNER

Care Counselor

Brenda moved to Coeur d' Alene in 2016 to be closer to her daughters and grandsons. Her job history includes hospitality and customer service, with an extensive background in accounting and taxes.

MOSS

BEV

MOSS

Board President

Bev is a former teacher and a long-time community volunteer for local nonprofits, including her church. She has taught second and fifth grades and holds a degree in history from Lake Forest College.

Stinson

Becca

Stinson

Board Treasurer

Rebecca started working for St. Vincent de Paul in early 2015 as an Administrative Assistant under their Grant Per Diem program and steadily moved up from there.

MESSINGER

JEFF

MESSINGER

Board Member

Jeff is a 36-year veteran of the local hospitality industry. You may know him as the emcee of CDAIDE’s Care Affair and Chef Challenge, or as the friendly face of The Black Rock Marina & Shooters Bar & Grill, where he is the General Manager.

NYE

JASON

NYE

Executive Director

Jason attended Brigham Young University and the University of Washington, graduating with a BA in Communications. During high school and college, Jason worked in the hospitality industry as a server and busser.

SANDOVAL

TAMMY

SANDOVAL

Marketing/Event/Volunteer Coordinator

Tammy is currently finishing up a degree in Psychology at the University of Idaho, but has a long history of working in the hospitality industry.