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THE CDAIDE TEAM

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BOARD MEMBERS

STAFF

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.

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.

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.

DONNA

BRUNDAGE

Board 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.

TESS

REASOR

Board Treasurer

Tess Reasor is a passionate advocate for the people of North Idaho, having been born and raised in the region, to a family with local roots going back six generations.

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.

SHANE

SOLORZA

Board Vice President

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.

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.

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.

KATE

DOLAN

Board Secretary

Kate is a happily retired attorney, having practiced crime victims’ rights law and public sector education, labor and employment law in Columbus, Ohio.

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.

BECCA

STINSON

Board Member

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.

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