Meet the 2023 Boards and Commissions Fellowship Cohort 


Shelly Buchanan

Shelly Buchanan is a native Idahoan who lives in Meridian, Idaho. She comes from a long line on Idahoans that homesteaded in the Middle Valley, now known as Midvale, in the late 1800’s. She has been in the financial industry for well over a decade and currently serves as a loan officer with Premier Mortgage Resources. She is also a foster mom and dog mom and has a passion for helping to serve the community. She is a proud graduate of both University of Idaho (B.S. 2004) and Boise State University (M.B.A. 2022).  

Shelly was raised on a farm and loves spending time outdoors. She enjoys spending time working on home improvement projects, spending time with friends and family as well as her dog Chloe, riding her motorcycle, traveling, and enjoying all the beautiful amenities our state has to offer.