(Boise) is a principal at Gallatin Public Affairs. Emily has served on the board of directors of a number of non-profit organizations and has held elected positions within her community. Emily was appointed by President Bush to serve as the administrator for the General Services Administration's (GSA) Northeast and Caribbean region. Prior to her service with GSA, Emily was appointed by the White House to the U.S. Department of Commerce as the Deputy Director of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. Emily began her professional career in Idaho, working as a policy aide to former Governor Phil Batt, for Lt. Governor (now Governor) Buth Otter, and the State Treasureer's office. Emily is a fifth generation Idahoan and she and her husband, Mike, Live in Boise with their three boys.
(Filer) serves as Coordinator for Jerome County’s Office of Emergency Management. As an active community member, Clint has been involved with developing, educating, and facilitating volunteers, especially in the emergency medical, disaster response, and disaster preparedness realms for over 20 years. He currently serves as Chair of the Serve Idaho Membership Committee.
April Durrant (Ex-Officio)
(Boise) is the Idaho State Program Director for the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps VISTA and Senior Corps programs throughout the state. For the past 8 years April served as a State Program Specialist for the CNCS Utah State Office and as an AmeriCorps VISTA member, leader and supervisor, as well as a Recruitment and Training Specialist for Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Director of the Local Interagency Council (LIC) in Price, Utah.
April has a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Psychology from Utah State University and a Master of Professional Communications (MPC) from Westminster College. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the non-profit and government sector and loves to talk about national service to anyone who will listen. She has a wonderful husband of 27 years, two great kids and two amazing grandchildren. April loves to travel, spend time with family, explore new things, read, ski badly and eat out with friends!
(Soda Springs) is a native of Idaho. Her work in education in Idaho spans over four decades, during which she was recognized as an outstanding teacher, counselor, secondary school principal and coach. She coordinated the development of an Alternative High School and worked extensively promoting drug-free choices for youth. Pat is a certified dance instructor, choreographer, actress and vocalist. Her extensive voluntary public service includes currently chairing the Idaho Territory Sesquicentennial.
(Blackfoot) is an extremely active member in his community. He began his mediation career nearly 15 years ago and is currently a Certified Professional Mediator and a Certified Professional Mediation Trainer. Over the years, Henry has served as a board member for numerous local, state and national volunteer/non-profit organizations including Student Chapter, National Rehabilitation Association, Blackfoot Community Players, United Cerebral Palsy of Idaho, Easter Seal Society of Idaho, North Dakota Rehabilitation Association, CO-AD, Inc., National Youth for Easter Seals, National Easter Seal Society and Grand Teton Mediation Association. He is the oldest of 9 siblings and was born and raised in Eastern Idaho. Outside of his professional and volunteer endeavors, Henry enjoys travel, music, history and talking with people.
(Boise) is the Vice Chair for Serve Idaho. He is Director of Field Service for the Ore-Idaho Council of Boy Scouts of America with 21 years of volunteer management. Mike is an Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor. He directed the Boy Scout National Day Camp School and Instructed in the National Camp School. Mike is a coach for a city recreation program and is active in his church. Prior to joining the Commission, Mike served as a community volunteer grant reviewer for Serve Idaho.
(Sun Valley/Ketchum) has chaired the Membership, Governor's Brightest Stars, Conference Review and Marketing Committees for Serve Idaho. Her voluntary public service has included serving as lead chaperon for the Annual U. S. Congressional Award Gold Medal Weeklong Touring Program in Washington, D.C. (National Inspiration Award); volunteer coordinator for Castle Rock Fire; Board of Directors, Special Events Chair, & Coodinator of the Boy Scouts of America Snake River Council report to the Governor (Silver Beaver Award); Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Volunteer (Thanks and Thanks II Badges); Kiwanis Key Club Founding Advisor; and VIP/Red Barn Coordinator for Wagon Days (Chamber Volunteer of the Year). She received the President’s Volunteer Service Lifetime Award for 4000+ hours of service. Jesinger has completed the Incident Command System training sequence to assist Idaho volunteers during disasters.
(Coeur d’Alene) served as a Security Officer in the United States Navy before pursuing a career with the City of Burbank, California, where he planned and designed park complexes, senior citizen center expansions, swimming pool rehabilitations and negotiated park acquisitions for park properties. He helped develop human service and volunteer service programming. For two years, Bill served as president of the 900 member employees union. Prior to joining Serve Idaho, for twelve years Bill worked at North Idaho College in Aging Adult Services as the RSVP Director.
(New Meadows) is a past chair of Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. Her voluntary public service activities have included The “Fosdick” Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, S.A.V.E.S. (Support All Volunteer Emergency Services), Heartland Recycling Organization, the Youth Mars Rover Program and 4-H chapter co-leader. She is one of two commissioners who have completed Incident Command System training to assist with volunteer services during Idaho disasters. McGarry operates a small business in New Meadows with her husband.
(Idaho Falls) is a volunteer mediator for the seventh judicial district for small claims and parent/teen issues. Muehfeit is a retired Communications Workers of America member of local 7621 and served as local union president for 27+ years and as vice-president of the Eastern Idaho Central Labor Council. Muehfeit was a member of the Idaho State AFL-CIO and president of the Idaho State CWA Council. He served in the Army National Guard for six years.
(Middleton) is a native Idahoan and currently works for the State Department of Education. She is the state coordinator for Idaho Reads! VISTA, Homeless Education, and Rural Education. She has worked in education for over 20 years. Tina delights in working for the people of Idaho and serving the amazing youth and children in Idaho. She is currently serving on the marketing committee.
(Hayden) is very active in her community helping out with the local Boy Scouts, volunteering at elementary schools, and contributing to local clothing closets for the homeless. She is a former volunteer specialist for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Carrie is on Professional Ski Patrol at Silver Mountain and has her Outdoor Emergency Care Certificate, which is equivalent to an EMT B. She has her Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Idaho and currently works at the University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene office as the Administrative Assistant to the Regional Coordinator for Special Education. She enjoys the outdoors, camping with her family, and skiing whenever she gets a chance.
(Boise) is the Chair for Serve Idaho. Kristen’s professional background is in the field of Gerontology and she is currently the Director of the Foster Grandparent Program and RSVP in Southwestern Idaho. Kristen also serves as the President of the National Association of Foster Grandparent Program Directors and Secretary for the Idaho National Senior Corps Association. Kristen has a passion for anti-poverty programming and is committed to volunteerism. In her free time, Kristen enjoys reading and hiking with her three dogs.
Hunter Van Bramer
(Moscow) serves as the Youth Delegate on the Serve Idaho Commission. He is a student at University of Idaho majoring in Architecture/Interior Design. An Eagle Scout, Hunter was the founding treasurer of his Kiwanis Key Club. Hunter is the recipient of several scholarships for his outstanding voluntary public service which included work with a variety of organizations combating hunger, Camp Rainbow Gold, veterans’ events, and an assortment of community cultural activities. Hunter serves on Serve Idaho’s Membership Committee and Governor’s Brightest Stars Committee.
(Boise) is the Programs and Events Assistant at the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. She graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Political Science and was the majority pool attaché for the Idaho State House of Representatives during the 2013 regular session. In high school, Jackie founded a mentoring program that paired JROTC high school students with underprivileged elementary school students. This endeavor led to an appointment from Governor Jeb Bush to Volunteer Florida, Commission on Community Service as their youth commissioner from 2002 to 2004. Currently Jackie volunteers with the local U.S. Air Force community as a key spouse.