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Mary Holden, Executive Director
Expedition Inspiration welcomed Mary Holden as its new Executive Director in July 2013. Mary is a perfect fit due to her long-time involvement with Expedition Inspiration after serving on the Honorary Board since 2009. Mary was an integral member of EI's Roll Out the Red Carpet committee honoring Dr. Brenda Williams. As a Boise native, Mary provides the energetic leadership needed to make EI’s move to Boise a success.

Mary brings extensive nonprofit experience to the position as owner and consultant at MHG Consulting since 1998. She has served as a volunteer coordinator, grantwriter, fundraiser, project manager, and operations manager through her work with the Idaho Summit on Elder Abuse and Exploitation, Foothills School of Arts and Sciences, the Women’s and Children's Alliance, and Special Olympics Idaho.

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Katie Powell, Project Manager
In July 2013, Katie Powell continued as Project Manager for the Symposium and Climb for a Cure after serving as executive director for 11 years. She has been involved with Expedition Inspiration for nearly 20 years, and continues to contribute her expertise, and can-do attitude to all of EI's activities.

After graduating from Boise State University with a Bachelors of Science in psychology and a minor in mathematics. Katie worked at Scott USA as its director of advertising and promotions and at a PRE Skis as its credit manager in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Katie met Founder Laura Evans in the ski industry when Laura was speaking at seminars at Vail Ski Business Week. After Laura was diagnosed and started EI, Laura asked if Katie wanted to help. Katie said "yes" and has been helping ever since.
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Krista Detwiler, Marketing and Development Director
Krista Detwiler started as Expedition Inspiration's marketing and development director in January 2012. Krista's duties include public relations, advertising, social media, website management, community outreach and event facilitation.

Krista graduated from University of Oregon in December 2011with a B.A. in journalism and communication with an emphasis in pubic relations and a minor in business administration. Her professional experience is principally with nonprofits: She has worked with St. Luke's Women's Fitness Celebration, the Habitat for Humanity Restore of Springfield/Eugene and StoveTeam International.

Her most recent internship with Jo Murray Public Relations exposed her to many of the wonderful nonprofit organizations of the Wood River Valley including the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, Habitat for Humanity, and the Wood River Women's Charitable Foundation.
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