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Debra Alsaker-Burke, Chair
Debra has served on the Expedition Inspiration board of directors since 2010 and was elected to the position of secretary in 2012. She also contributes to the "personnel” committee. Brenda joined Expedition Inspiration to honor the memory of Brenda Williams, MD, who had been her friend since college.

Debra graduated from University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and psychology in 1976 and received her doctorate from the University of Idaho Law School in 1979. She has worked with the Idaho Supreme Court as a child protection manager since 1999.

Debra was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and has lived in Boise, Idaho, since 1979. She loves Boise because it still has a "small town feel” and great access to the outdoors and the Boise River Greenbelt.
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Linda Martin, Past Chair
Linda Martin has been a member of the board of directors since 2009 and a member of the executive committee since 2011. Linda took interest in Expedition Inspiration after she lost her mother to breast cancer and was approached by Heidi Mickelson to be involved.

Linda received her Bachelors of Science in food science from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, in 1986. She continued her education at Better Process School and in an Ice Cream Manufacturing Short Course at the same university and studied physical chemistry and technical writing at University of Wisconsin.

Linda has an extensive background in the food science industry. Most recently, from 2003-2007, Linda was an independent contractor for ingredient sales in the western U.S. at Shanks Extracts, Inc. Since 2007, Linda has been the senior account manager of the Northwest for Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients based out of Dublin, Ohio.
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Teresa McGoffin, Chair Elect
Teresa McGoffin joined the Expedition Inspiration board in December of 2011. She lends her expertise to the technology committee. Teresa learned about Expedition Inspiration from friends and started as a volunteer at Expedition Inspiration’s Twilight Snowshoe events.

Teresa received her bachelors in business administration from Pacific Lutheran Unviersity in Tacoma Washington in 1982 before pursuing a career in the technology realm. Since 1995, Teresa has worked for the Blaine County School District in Hailey, Idaho, as a network and telecommunications specialist. Many of Teresa’s school district colleagues have suffered from breast cancer, and Teresa feels that we need to find cures now.
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Kim Carley, Secretary
Kim Carley has owned and operated Cypress Communications, Inc. for over 25 years.  Based in Boise, Idaho, Kim delivers PR, marketing, website and communication expertise to clients in the fitness, food, healthcare and technology industries.  She has worked with Fortune 500 organizations that include top pharmaceutical companies, Hewlett Packard, ESPN, and the Today Show. In her role as a consultant, Kim also manages event marketing and corporate and media partnerships for nonprofit organizations.
Christal Holmes, Treasurer
Kimberly Allison, MD
Kim Allison joined the Expedition Inspiration Board of Directors in 2012 and gives her excellent input to the "vision” and "talent” committees. Kim was referred by former Young Investigator Awardee V.K. Gadi, MD, PhD, and is a perfect fit for Expedition Inspiration’s board: Kim is not only a breast cancer survivor but also a breast cancer pathologist who diagnoses and studies the disease.

Kim graduated with her B.A. from the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University in 1997 and received her M.D. from New York Medical College in 2001. Kim is the director of breast cancer pathology at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Following her breast cancer treatment, Kim wrote "Red Sunshine” about her journey from physician to patient.
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Jackie Davis
Margaret Hepworth
Cheryl Jorcyk, PhD
Jackie Maybach, MD
Jackie has been a board member since 2010 after her partner and dear friend Brenda Williams brought the EI "Be Inspired” dinner and fundraiser to Boise. Brenda passed away in 2010, and Jackie has continued Brenda’s efforts.

Jackie has been an OB-GYN partner at Women’s Health Associates in Boise, Idaho, since 2001. She moved from Madison, Wisconsin, in 2000 and loves the outdoor access and friendly people she’s found in Boise.

Jackie lives with her husband Ted, her young kids Nathan and Molly and their black lab Millie. Jackie enjoys reading, mountain biking, hiking, skiing and skate skiing.
Paul Montgomery, MD
Paul Montgomery, MD, has been a valuable member of the Expedition Inspiration Medical Advisory Committee since 2009.

Dr. Paul Montgomery has been a Medical Oncologist/Hematologist at Mountain States Tumor Institute since 1991. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hematology. 

Montgomery is a fellow in the American College of Physicians within the American Society of Internal Medicine, and a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Idaho Medical Association and the Ada County Medical Association.

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Suzanne Pere Mulenos
Suzanne has been involved in leadership roles at Expedition Inspiration ever since she started volunteering years ago. She currently serves on the executive committee as she recently stepped down from the chair position on the board. Prior to being chair, she served as co-chair of the board, and on the annual Twilight Snowshoe committee for three years.
Suzanne is a breast cancer survivor and attributes her involvement with EI to her "deep desire to bring this disease to its knees forever.” Suzanne also taught Founder Laura Evans in her step classes.

Suzanne received her B.S. in Nursing from Western Washington University Intercollegiate Center for nursing Education in 1977. She owned Fit City in the Seattle area from 1980-1990 and continues to teach fitness classes today.
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