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, she was the executive director of the Magic Valley Arts Council, the arts organization for the city of Twin Falls. During her tenure, she led the agency through a capital campaign to raise the funds to build the Twin Falls Center for the Arts, which is located on the beautiful Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls. Additionally, she has worked with the Idaho Commission on the Arts as the South Central Idaho Regional Public Arts Advisor providing oversight and advocacy for public art in south Central Idaho. Her career has also spanned public relations and marketing in Nevada gaming and award winning advertising work in print media.
Stacy is a graduate of Idaho State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in mass communications and media with minors in anthropology and sociology. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Adult and Higher Education Administration from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.
An avid fan of KBSX she will find errands to run just so she can listen to the station in segments, uninterrupted by the activities of the day. Because of many years of listening, she has a revered fan girl fondness for Ira Glass and This American Life and keeps a framed photo of him among her family photos on her desk.
Stacy is married and is the mother of two human children and two cat children. She is a fan of the old American sport of Lacrosse, and fits in as much Nordic skiing, golf, and kayaking as Idaho’s seasons permit.