Staff

Crispin Gravatt, Executive Director

Crispin Gravatt joined the Idaho Smart Growth team in April of 2024. Born in Pocatello, Crispin’s family lived in several Idaho towns before they landed in Boise in 2008. He graduated from Boise State University with degrees in sociology, economics, French, and gender studies. Crispin currently serves as the Chair of the Public Works Commission for the City of Boise, and previously served eight years at the Idaho STEM Action Center, an agency in the Office of the Governor, where he worked with communities across the state to connect science, technology, engineering, and math education activities with high-demand jobs. He also served as the western/pacific regional Human Rights Delegate in 2014, working on international policy issues during a tenure in Paris, France. Passionate about responsible growth, affordability, and cultural development, Crispin can often be found biking or longboarding around Boise, walking his dog, Kismet, or participating in a number of local events.

Marisa Stevens Keith, Program Director, Safe Routes to School Program, joined ISG in August of 2022. Marisa is passionate about safe road design and getting people to and from their destinations safely no matter which mode they choose. Marisa has a degree in social work from Carroll College and is currently working on a degree in Urban Studies and Community Development from Boise State University. She is a leader for creating safe streets in SW Boise and has served on the Southwest Ada County Alliance Neighborhood Association for five years. She was a member of the Boise Citywide Advisory Committee and the Ada County Citizens Advisory Committee during their zoning code rewrites. She also served on the Boise Canals to Pathways Workgroup that helped develop the Pathways Master Plan. In her free time, she is learning to be a bike mechanic. Contact Marisa