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Board of Directors

We have openings for Board positions! Click here to see how to join the Board.

Our Board

Rinda Just | Boise, President

Rinda was an Idaho deputy attorney general for the Department of Parks and Recreation. She is a native Idahoan and graduated from Boise State University and the University of Washington Law School. She is retired and recently “Solarized” her home in Boise where she crafts amazing needlepoint. She is looking forward to serving on the board and finding more opportunities for collaboration.

Tim Andreae | Boise

Tim is a long time advocate for local food, an artist, yoga teacher, musician and radio host on Boise Community Radio. He has a Masters in clinical mental health counseling.  He keeps an eye out for new ways to enliven community around issues that matter. He currently is serving his second term.

Phil Gordon | Boise

Phil is a classical music aficionado, Idaho river rat, dog enthusiast and retired attorney. He hopes to use his extensive personal contacts, relationships and good humor to support the Alliance. He is serving in his first term.

Julie Hoefnagels| Boise

Julie is a long time Alliance member and Idaho resident who has traveled the world and finally come home. . She was a member of  the Beyond War party in San Francisco and the Ecology Party in Belgium. She works as a free-lance interpreter in hospitals, courts and schools (French; Spanish) and is a medical/legal secretary. She became active around nuclear issues after the Chernobyl accident and has been a long-time Alliance volunteer and is running for her first term.

Eilen Jewell | Boise

Eilen was born in Boise and attended Snake River Alliance dinners growing up. She is now a professional musician, a traveler, and mother. Eilen is looking to give back to the community she loves so dearly by joining the Alliance as a new board member. Eilen has more “facebook likes” than anyone we know.

Terry Kaufmann | Pocatello, Secretary

Terry grew up in Philadelphia. After she and her husband served in the Peace Corps in Western Samoa, they traveled throughout Asia and then settled in Pocatello. She is an active member of the community and has volunteered for many years with the Alliance and for the Nurses Against Nuclear Weapons. She is serving in her first term. 

Chad Worth | Boise, Treasurer

Chad is a program director in the field of clean energy and currently works for Energy Solutions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California. Chad is working to change the world with his expertise in solar PV technology, data management, energy storage, energy standards, building codes and our Solarize the Valley program.

We Will Miss You!

The Alliance is always grateful for the service and support of our volunteers. We are especially appreciative of 2019’s retiring board member Vicki Watson. Thank you Vicki, for your leadership and commitment!