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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Shevawn Bell

External Relations Director

As CVI’s External Relations Director, Shevawn works to convey the mission of the organization through an effective communications plan, while overseeing our public lands, clean energy, and toxics programs. She strategizes and implements the best use of platforms, resources and storytelling tools in order to better engage with our members and the public.

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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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Liz Littman

Finance And Operations Manager

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.


Ryan McGoldrick

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.


Josh Hayes-Fugal

senior operations coordinator

As CVI’s Senior Operations Coordinator, 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.


Tess Wallace

Senior Field coordinator

As our Field Coordinator, Tess works to build support for CVI’s political and issue campaigns while also participating in and managing the efforts of the Voter Outreach Team. She is responsible for implementing winning tactics to execute voter outreach, issues advocacy and civic engagement campaigns that include phone banks, text banks, and door-to-door canvassing.

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Hollie Conde

legislative and lands coordinator

As CVI’s Legislative and Lands Coordinator, Hollie is responsible for advocating for the protection of Idaho’s public lands and advancing conservation in the Idaho State Legislature. She works with the legislature, local elected officials, and community organizations to advance conservation policy.

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Cami Otter

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.

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Toni Belknap-Brinegar

Boards and Commissions Coordinator

As the Boards & Commissions Coordinator, Toni works to advance CVI’s new leadership development program, the Boards & Commissions Fellowship 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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Antonio Hernandez

civic engagement Coordinator

As Conservation Voters for Idaho’s Civic Engagement Coordinator, 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.

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Patty Bowen

Environmental Justice Associate

As Conservation Voters for Idaho’s Environmental Justice Associate, Patty works to advance and advocate for equity in Boise’s clean energy initiatives. As the program advances, they will work with other cities and counties across the state who have made clean energy commitments to ensure policies are equitable throughout all communities.

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Courtnie Dawson

Communications Associate

As CVI’s Communications Associate, 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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Mariah Smith


As Conservation Voters for Idaho’s Executive Administrative Assistant, Mariah works closely with our program staff and leadership team to coordinate day-to-day operations of the CVI office.