Melissa Galli, Treasurer, is a residential Realtor and co-owner of Galli + Seidl Real Estate at Keller Williams Realty Boise. Melissa received a B.S. in biology/genetics from the University of California, Davis and started her career as a financial consultant for hospitals. In 2006, she moved back to her native Idaho to launch her real estate career. She specializes in marketing properties and developments that take advantage of Boise’s sense of place—the foothills, river, greenbelt and vibrant downtown core. She was on the marketing team for two ISG Grow Smart Award-winning developments: Crescent Rim Condominiums and the Jefferson. Melissa is passionate about promoting smart urban development and is an active member of Urban Land Institute.
Matt Blandford was born and raised in the city of Nome, a small coastal community in western Alaska. He moved to Boise after earning a BS in civil engineering from the University of Idaho and an MS in structural engineering from West Virginia University. Matt works for Andersen Construction as a project manager. His work experience includes both structural design and construction management of a variety of different projects in the state of Idaho, including the Chobani Yogurt factory in Twin Falls and Kleiner Memorial Park in Meridian. In addition, Matt has worked on infrastructure projects including in-service bridge rehabilitation and wind farm construction aimed at providing sustainable energy alternatives to rural Alaskan communities. Matt is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and American Society of Civil Engineers, and is a LEED Accredited Professional BD+C. He believes Boise has a rather exclusive opportunity to be a driving force for sustainable development and design of large metropolitan areas.
Hethe Clark is a land use and real estate attorney and partner at Spink Butler, LLP. His practice focuses on real estate transactions and guiding development clients through the local government entitlement process. Hethe is an active member of the Idaho State Bar, serving as an at-large council member of the Idaho State Bar Real Property Section and an Editorial Advisory Board member for The Advocate. Hethe is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is a 2012-2014 selection for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Boise Program. An Idaho native, Hethe is a graduate of Duke University and received his law degree from Washington University School of Law.