Current Leadership Councils
South Central Idaho (in partnership with the United Way of South Central Idaho)
Chuck Coiner | Curtis Eaton | Mike Felton, Jr. | Allan Frost | David Hruza | Don Liebich
Kathleen Noh | Kathy Markus | Julie Oxarango- Ingram | Ken Robinette | John Rosholt
Issue: Early childhood literacy
Next steps: The South Central Idaho LC, in partnership with the United Way of South Central Idaho, Idaho Voices for Children and the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, is implementing Ready! for Kindergarten in Jerome, Wendell and Hansen school districts. Ready! for Kindergarten provides free workshops for parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 5. Each workshop focuses on understanding developmental milestones and nurturing emerging literacy skills.
Southeast Idaho (in partnership with the United Way of Southeastern Idaho)
Ken Estep | Sheri Forhan | Tim Forhan | Virginia Kelly | Chris Knox | Arlo Luke | Susan Mann
Carole McWilliam | Ted Messmore | Eva Nye | Gary Peck | Kathy Ray | Scott Rapich | Becky Smith | Paul Yochum
Issue: Children's oral health
Next steps: The Southeast Idaho Leadership Council, in partnership with the United Way of Southeastern Idaho, is providing grant funding to Southeastern Idaho Public Health for a two-year project to improve oral health for students in Soda Spring and Shelley. Approximately 1,200 students will receive free dental assessments. An estimated 320 will receive cleanings, fluoride varnish and dental sealants at no charge.