Mindy was born and raised in Northern Idaho. After adventures in Washington, Italy and Chicago, Mindy couldn’t resist the call of the mountains, lakes and rivers that made her feel at home. She receieved her A B.A in Communication from Gonzaga University and served 5 years as a Program Director for a Developmental Disabilities Agency. Mindy is thrilled to serve with SVS as Fund Development and Collaboration Specialist. She has been helping organize, convene, and facilitate the Central Idaho’s public lands planning group, spearheaded by SVS. Mindy is also pursuing a graduate certificate through the University of Montana’s Natural Resource Conflict Resolution Program. Mindy loves traveling with her husband, Daniel, drinking good wine, and running Salmon’s many rugged and vast trails with her dog, Archer.