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

Chris Parri

Campaign Associate


As CVI’s Field Organizer, 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

Administrative Associate


As CVI’s Administrative Assistant, Paige ensures that CVI’s day-to-day operations are smooth and efficient. She coordinates office operations, helps visitors navigate our office, and works closely with each member of our team.

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.