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2021 CNR Board of Directors & Staff

Directors

Staff

Gene Betts - Director of Operations

Past President 1991 & 1995 
Director : 1984 – 1996
Honorary Director – 1996

– Family –
Wife, Lorie
Daughter, Aimee
Son, Brady
Grandchildren: Rowan, Morgan & Milo

Nicole Cassity - Marketing & sales Manager

Marketing & Sales Manager – 05/18

– Family – 
Husband, Brock
Daughter, Morgan
Son, Kestin

Honorary Directors

10 Years as a Board Member and 1 or More Years as President:
Keith Allcott
Bill Allen
Gene Betts
Jerry Beukleman
Jim Bower
Rick Bowman
Lyle Buhler
Vern Cobb
Bob Collins
Roger Eisernbarth
Jack Mayer
Jerry Ogstad
John Pilote
Cecil Vassar
Bill Ward 

Associate Directors

Michael Stowell
Kevin Hensen
Terry Lidral
Marv Quenzer
Tim Roeser
Brian Ruehl
Mike Spagnola 

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Nikki (Roberts) Zachary

Second Generation Member

Melba Roberts (Mom)

Director – 10/11

Associate Director – 3/10

Started Volunteering – 1987

Occupation – Owner downtown Shipping, Caldwell, ID

Family – Husband, KC

 

Juan Avila

Director – 01/17

Associate Director – 2013

Started Volunteering – 2001

Occupation – Caldwell Event Center Superintendent for the City of Caldwell

Family – Wife, Maria

Sons, Juan Carlos and Armando

Paul Adams

Director – 07/17

Associate – 06/15

Occupation – Auctioneer, Retired Nampa Fire Department

Family – Wife, Kathy

Robb Vavold

Director – 03/18

Associate Director – 02/17

Started Volunteering – 2014

Occupation – Owner Mr. V’s Restaurant, The Java Station & Vavold Residential HOme Design

Family – Wife, Valentine

Daughter, Virginia & Vivianne

Ryan Buhler

Second Generation Board Member – Lyle Buhler (Father)

Past President – 2004

Director – 02/97

Occupation – G&R Ag Products/G&R Rental and Sales

Family 

Wife, Brenda

Daughters: Stephanie (1982-2017) & Brittanie

Sons: Shaun, Brian & Dallis

Tom Doan

Director – 01/17

Associate Director – 2013

Occupation – Nampa Branch Manager, Clarity Credit Union

Family

Wife, Connie

Children: Dylan, Jessica & Connor

Mick Goff

Second Generation Board Member – Tom Goff (Father)

Director – 07/09

Associate Director – 04/06

Started Volunteering – 1987

Occupation – SW Area Manager Idaho Crop Improvement Association

Family

Wife, JoElla

Stepsons: Kellen, Kragen & Braden

Ed Lodge

Second Generation Director – Patty Ann Lodge (Miss Caldwell Night Rodeo 1963 & Miss Rodeo Idaho 1964/65)

Director – 05/18

Occupation – Rancher, Entrepreneur

Brett Ortland

Past President – 2015

Director – 01/06

Associate Director – 01/05

Started Volunteering – 1998

Occupation – Regional Sales Representative

Family

Wife, Melissa

Son, Cooper

Ryan Robinson

Director – 02/20

Occupation – Regional Manager for Hood River Distillers, Inc.

Family

Wife, Tanya

Daughters: Shanna & Bailey

Son, Krew

Angelique Rood

Director – 02/20

Occupation – Regional Manager for Idaho Power Company

Family

Husband, Chris

Daughters Shaina & Makenna

Sons: Isaac & Chayse

Curt Ruehl

Second Generation Board Member – Claire Ruehl (Father)

Past President – 2002, 2003 & 2014

Director – 03/95

Started Volunteering – 1985

Occupation – Owner G&R Ag Products, Caldwell, ID

Family

Wife, Denise

Daughter, Michelle

Son, Justin

Craig Stradley

Past President – 2018

Director – 10/13

Associate Director – 06/10

Started Volunteering – 2005

Occupation – Recreational Vehicles (36 years)

Family

Wife, Linda

Son, Joshua

Daughter, Jennifer

Grandaughters, Isabella & Olivia

Brian Voortman

Past President – 2019

Director – 10/13

Associate Director – 06/12

Occupation – Veterinarian – Herd Health

Frank Wyant

Past President 2009, 2016, 2017

Director – 03/03

Started Volunteering – 1998

Occupation – Chief of Police, Caldwell Police Department

Family

Wife, Susie

Daughters: Katie & Kylee

Grandson, Klayton