Our Team



Executive Director

As CVI’s Executive Director, Rialin 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.

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Shane Chariton

Development Director

As CVI’s Development Director, Shane builds strong relationships with donors, and serves as a representative for Conservation Voters for Idaho (CVI) to the public, organizational partners, elected officials, funders, and others. He grows, cultivates, sustains, and develops robust relationships with the CVI donor network to significantly increase CVI’s overall impact.

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Finance & Operations Director

As CVI’s Finance and Operations Manager, Liz oversees the annual finance planning and budgeting process, and collaborates with other members of the leadership team to align departmental strategy and direction with the overall goals and values of CVI.



Senior Program Manager

As our Program Manager, Ryan 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.

Patty Bowen


Campaigns Manager

As CVI’s Field Coordinator, Patty manages our field efforts – keeping voters informed about the legislative session, conservation champions, and opportunities to get involved. They support and execute advocacy campaigns, plan field work, and manage our Voter Outreach Team.

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Toni Belknap-Brinegar

Boards and Commissions Coordinator

As the Boards & Commissions Coordinator, Toni works to advance CVI’s leadership development program. Toni recruits participants, speakers and trainers, tailors the curriculum, and facilitates the placement and ongoing support of fellows to serve on key boards and commissions.

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Courtnie Dawson

Communications Coordinator

As CVI’s Communications Coordinator, Courtnie creates and publishes content on our mission and news surrounding relevant conservation issues using our social media platforms, website, and email newsletters. 

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Development & Outreach Coordinator

As Conservation Voters for Idaho’s Development and Outreach Coordinator, Cami develops and implements our fundraising strategies to help build and enhance CVI’s relationship with our amazing donors and members.


Alli Parker

Operations associate

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

Voter Outreach Team

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Voter Outreach Specialist

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Voter Outreach Specialist

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Voter Outreach Specialist

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Voter Outreach Specialist