People

  • Corey Cook serves as founding dean of the School of Public Service at Boise State University. Prior to coming to Boise in July 2015, Cook was director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good and Associate Professor...

  • Cornelia is a marketing professional at RedBuilt who can hardly believe she has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. It happened by accident. Perpetually curious, Cornelia considers herself a lifelong learner and travels...

  • Dave Fotsch is the Director of Boise GreenBike, a bike share system for downtown Boise and Boise State University (www.Boise.GreenBike.com.)  Dave’s diverse background includes many...

  • David Lombardi is a longtime listener to KBSU Radio, a lawyer and partner at Givens Pursley LLP in Boise, Idaho where he focuses his practice on commercial and environmental litigation. 

    David graduated from Stanford University in 1971...

  • Dede Ryan owns and operates Dashboard Communications, an Idaho-based communications and marketing firm. Recent clients include the Simplot Company, the Idaho Nonprofit Center and Mother Earth News. She held senior marketing and communications...

  • The oldest of ten children, Emily was raised on a potato farm in Declo, Idaho and made Boise her home in 2001. She got her GED in 2006, and enrolled at Boise State University where she gave the commencement speech when she graduated with honors...

  • I grew up in Missouri and moved through Colorado and California on my way to Boise where I’ve lived since 1975.  With an educational background of a BA in History and MBA from Boise State I retired from Hewlett Packard where I worked as a...

  • Kristin has been an avid supporter of public radio since her college days where she could be heard on the college public radio station reporting doors flying off of local buildings!  Kristin is a business professional with more than 25 years of...

  • Leta is a Boise "native" and Boise High graduate (class of '88 - woot!). She earned her BA in Psychology from Occidental College in LA, and a Master of Social Work degree from Boise State. She is also an accomplished actor and musician and has...

  • In 1972 Maria got her B.A. Spanish & Latin American Studies at the School of International Service, American University in Washington, D.C. She taught Spanish and French in grade K-12 (depending upon the school) for 21 years. For hobbies...

  • Marilyn came to Boise as a bride over 50 years ago and has been active in volunteer activities during most of those years.  She served for 20 years as director of the Idaho Human Rights Commission and after retirement worked to build the Idaho...

  • Mark Wheeler is the Dean of Extended Studies at Boise State University.  He works to improve educational access for adult learners and other nontraditional populations by offering programs that feature alternative formats and locations. ...

  • Paul recently retired after a 40+ year career with the US Forest Service.  He worked all across the Rocky Mountains from Nevada to North Dakota before moving to Washington, DC where he retired from his position as Associate Deputy Chief.

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  • Shelby is currently a Project Manager at Wire Stone, a local digital marketing agency. She attended Boise State University and graduated in 2013 with a BBA in Marketing. Throughout her time at Boise State she worked as the Marketing and Special...

  • Shikhar Sarin is a Professor of Marketing at Boise State University (BSU), Idaho.  He previously served as an Associate Dean for the College of Business and Economics (2006-2007) and held the Kirk and Marsha Smith Chair (2007-2013).  He also...

  • Stacy Madsen is the director of Continuing Education and Special Programs at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls where she provides oversight to the non-credit lifelong learning & enrichment programs for the institution. Previously,...

  • Susan Giannettino has been an avid listener and supporter of public radio for over thirty years and has the coffee mugs from stations in four states to prove it!

    Susan retired in 2010 as Deputy State Director for the Bureau of Land...

  • After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara (environmental studies), Vicki was sure she wanted her life to be one long field trip.  To that end, she started by working as an instructor at the Yosemite Institute, as a...