Courtney Washburn

Executive Director

As CVI’s Executive Director, Courtney is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization and ensuring that CVI surpasses its objectives. She develops and implements CVI’s vision and leads and empowers our members, board and staff to bring about positive local and statewide conservation political change.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x101

Kate Thorpe

Development & Operations Director

As CVI’s Director of Development and Operations, Kate oversees CVI’s finances and operations, ensuring the organization is functioning effectively and efficiently so that we can spend more time working to protect Idaho’s environment. She develops and implements organization systems, communications and fundraising strategies.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x102

Rialin Flores

Program Director

As CVI’s Program Director, Rialin works to pass and defend critical environmental laws and budget priorities. She develops and implements legislative strategies that protect and advance policy agenda as well as political accountability objectives.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x104

Shevawn Von Tobel

Communications Director

As CVI’s Communications Director, Shevawn works to convey the mission of the organization through an effective communications plan. She strategizes and implements the best use of platforms, resources and storytelling tools in order to better engage with our members, the public, the media and elected officials and candidates.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x110

Chris Parri

Campaigns Associate

As CVI’s Campaigns Associate, Chris leads CVI’s effort to build support for our issues and political campaigns in addition to our civic engagement efforts.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x105

Paige McMahon

Development Associate

As CVI’s Development Associate, Paige develops and implements fundraising strategies that build and enhance CVI’s relationship with donors and members. She cultivates and renews annual donors, expands the monthly donor program, and cultivates CVI’s broader membership.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x106

Crystal Rain

Program Associate

As the Program Associate Crystal works to advance CVI’s issue advocacy goals around clean energy, transportation, safer chemicals and public lands and to provide support for legislative and accountability programs.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x103

Antonio Hernandez

Voting Rights Associate

As Conservation Voters for Idaho’s voting rights associate, Antonio works to protect and expand access to the ballot, ensuring elections are fair and equitable. He also empowers Idahoans with voter education as CVI continues is mission to fight for the conservation of our natural resources in our dynamic democracy.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x108

Tess Wallace

Voter Outreach Manager

Tess manages CVI’s phone team and oversees activities such as phone banks, voter data collection, and canvasses. She also contributes to voter outreach through calls, texting, and canvasses.

Eric Oliver

Conservation Fellow

As CVI’s Conservation Fellow, Eric leads our efforts to build durable support for conservation that includes both rural and urban communities to broaden our movement so that we can reach all Idahoans. He coordinates community organizing, outreach, public education and leadership development efforts among ranchers, landowners, farmers, and industry.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x107

Josh Hayes-Fugal

Administrative Associate

As CVI’s Administrative Associate, Josh ensures that CVI’s day-to-day operations are smooth and efficient. He works closely with each staff member, coordinates office operations, and helps visitors navigate our office.

Phone: 208.342.1264 x109