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Elaine Clegg, Interim Executive Director and Project Coordinator, joined the Idaho Smart Growth staff in 1998. An Idaho native, she has been an activist in growth management issues in the Boise area since 1984 including serving as neighborhood association board member and president. She was a leader in the establishing the Hull's Gulch Nature Preserve. Elaine has served as a director on many boards and currently serves on COMPASS, Valley Regional Transit, and the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Boards of Directors and on the Idaho Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee. Elaine has researched and authored Idaho Smart Growth publications on Best Practices, Infill and Safe Routes to School. She has most recently been working directly with communities to implement policies related to Safe Routes.
Elaine was re-elected to the Boise City Council for her third term in 2011 and served as Council President in 2007. She has a B. A., Painting and Drawing from Boise State University, is a professional graphic designer, and has attended numerous trainings on planning, smart growth, and Safe Routes to School.
Deanna Smith, Project Coordinator, joined the Idaho Smart Growth staff in 2006 after serving on the Board of Directors since the organization’s inception in 2001. She has served on the East End Neighborhood Association Board of Directors since 1999, including five years as President. Deanna has been involved in community activities since moving to Boise in the 1982, working in numerous staff positions in the non-profit community. Deanna served as the Field Director for Neighbors Protecting Idaho, managed two successful city council candidate campaigns, and served on staff of several other electoral campaigns. United Vision for Idaho recognized Deanna as 2008 “Administrator of the Year.” The Idaho Business Review recognized Deanna as a “Woman of the Year” in 2012.
Deanna earned her B.A. with an emphasis in Education and Planning from Evergreen State College in 1981. She has attended multiple trainings, workshops and conferences including earning a Charrette Facilitator certificate from the National Charrette Institute and a certificate from Portland State University’s Institute for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation
The Idaho Business Review recognized Deanna as a “Woman of the Year” in 2012.
Andrea Bogle, Administrator, joined Idaho Smart Growth in September 2012 after a brief stint working with plants at Edwards Greenhouse and children through Foothills School. She spent several years as Office Manager for Green Remodeling and Membership Coordinator of Idaho Conservation League. She is excited to be back in the Idaho nonprofit community.
Andrea received her Permaculture Design certificate in 2009 through the Permaculture Institute, and earned a BA in Theatre with an emphasis in Acting, Directing, and Education from Eastern Oregon University in 1996.
Volunteers and Interns
Idaho Smart Growth has many opportunities for interns and volunteers. Contact andreaATidahosmartgrowth.org if you would like to volunteer.
Current 2012 volunteers include: Drew Alexander, Lisa Brady, Jon Cecil, Chuck Chappell, Zoe Davis, Sabrina Durtschi, Dennis Feeney, Donna Fowler, Zack Herzfeld, Gerri Kawczynski, Joanna Madden, Rick Overton, Connie Richardson, Ingrid Sather, and Dana Zuckerman.