THE CDAIDE TEAM

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BOARD MEMBERS

STAFF

JASON

NYE

Executive Director

Jason moved to Coeur d’Alene in June of 2020, after having been born and raised in the Seattle, WA region. He and his family fell in love with CDA when traveling through in 2018.

TAMMY

SANDOVAL

Marketing/Event/Volunteer Coordinator

Tammy has been in North Idaho most of her life. As a mother of three boys she has been happy to raise her children in such a beautiful environment that’s full of outdoor activity.

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.

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.

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.

LINDSEY

SWINGROVER

Board Member

Lindsey was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, where she lives with her husband and four kids. After getting her AA at North Idaho College, she attended Biola University, where she obtained a BA in Psychology with a minor in Biblical Studies.

ANDREW

STEINER

Board Member

Andrew Steiner is a native of the Northwest. Having been born in Spokane WA and raised in Post falls ID, Andrew has spent his entire life exploring Kootenai County and its surrounding areas, enjoying everything it has to offer.

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.

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.

DONNA

BRUNDAGE

Board Member

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.

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.

ERIKA

GRUBER

Board Member

Erika was born and raised in Coeur d’ Alene. She attended North Idaho College and the University of Idaho. She lives in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and three children.