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Beth is a fundraising consultant and owner of Markley, LLC. She has more than 20 years experience with local nonprofit organizations and is a Certified Fundraising Executive. She has served on several nonprofit boards including Rotary Club of Boise, Boise Contemporary Theater, Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation. With her mom, Pat Barclay, she produces Elemental Idaho, an environmental public policy program, which airs Wednesdays on KRBX. She is a third generation Idahoan who lives in Boise with her husband and two sons.
Dave Foster has volunteered at Radio Boise since 2003 when founder Jeff Abrams asked him to help with communications plans. Dave’s life focus is to give people the power to improve the world around them through democratized media. He was one of the first programmers when RadioBoise’s live stream and terrestrial broadcast launched. He joined the Board in 2015. He lives in northwest Boise with his wife, daughter, and a feisty rescue toy dog.
Kristen is an Idaho native with deep roots in the Boise community. Her Great-Grandfather, Grandfather and Uncle were all journalists and that instilled a deep appreciation for honest unbiased news and reporting in her from an early age. Additionally she loves all types of music and actively supports live music and local musicians any way she can. Her favorite quote is from Alice Walker: Activism is the Rent I pay for Living on this Planet.
Alex brings twenty years’ experience in message design, public media, cause marketing, consumer and B to B advertising, citizen and fan engagement and branded live events. She moved to Boise in 2000 with her husband, happy to have found a creative, welcoming and livable city. A published author and advocate for arts and history, Alex served on The Cabin literary center board for five years, and as president. An Athens, Georgia townie in the early 90’s, she enjoyed humid bike rides to live shows that just might’ve changed music forever.
Daniel loves community-based, listener-supported radio and helped to launch Radio Boise to the FM frequency in 2011. A Boise High School alum, Daniel has actively worked to enhance the Treasure Valley community as a volunteer, business leader with Hewlett-Packard and the founder of Spending On Purpose – a personal finance consulting firm. Daniel has hosted or produced several Radio Boise programs (including Veggie StirFry, Chew On This and the News Experience) and is currently helping start the Radio Boise work week with a music program called The Daybreak Syndicate Monday mornings from 6am – 8am.
James has been a healthcare (physician group practices and hospitals) executive for over 30 years, and currently serves as the Executive Director of Anesthesia Associates of Boise. He is the Past President of the Idaho Medical Group Management Association and was a national board member for the American College of Medical Practice executives for 7 years. Locally, James supports the Boys and Girls Club and the Women’s and Children’s Alliance. He’s a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Baylor University and the University of Idaho. An accomplished steering wheel drummer, James has a lifelong passion for music, most notably the Pixies. He loves outdoor Idaho (snowboarding, wakeboarding, cycling and triathlons). He has lived in Boise since 1995.
Dave is a happily transplanted Idaho “native.” Originally from the east coast, he has been a resident of Boise since 1989. Growing up with two musical parents he was surrounded by a variety of music since birth. A former concert oboist and now a frustrated guitar picking singer songwriter, he has enjoyed the diverse programming of KRBX since diving down to the end of the dial 4 years ago in a wanton disregard of commercial radio’s desires. A north end resident, Dave enjoys all the recreation opportunities Southwest Idaho provides, splitting time between sailing in the summer and skiing in the winter. Self-employed as a CPA and business consultant, Dave looks forward to helping ensure the vitality and health of Boise’s own community radio.
Idaho Native and founding Director of the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline, John Reusser, LCSW, was a substitute DJ at KBSU in 1986-87 and began volunteering at Radio Boise in 2011. John has been the DJ of 2 morning shows, The Light Reactor, more recently, The Daybreak Syndicate. He is a member of the Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention, and a board member of Contact USA and the Livewilder Foundation. John enjoys parenting his 11 year old son, mountain biking, hosting the Daybreak Syndicate, and fortune telling.
Francisco has worked in higher education for more than twenty years and is currently the Director for Student Diversity and Inclusion at Boise State University. His work has included service to primarily under-represented ethnic minorities, but he also has direct experience working with international populations, people with disabilities and with resources related to gender equity. Francisco is a graduate of Nampa High School and the University of Washington and has a longstanding interest in growing and developing a sense of community consciousness and common purpose among diverse groups. Francisco is a happy life long consumer of music of all types and believes in people-powered radio’s potential to build new relationships.
Radio Boise’s Board of Directors meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday each month in the Empire Building Conference Room (basement floor).
All meetings are open to the public and public comment is taken toward the end of the meetings.
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