BEA Committees

If you are interested in joining any of these committees, please contact the chair for more information.


The Joint Insurance Committee (JIC) is made up of BEA and BSD employees charged with addressing healthcare issues on behalf of BSD employees, including those retired employees who remain on the Boise District health plan.

BEA Members
Co-Chair: Melodee Sather, DTEC
Eden Rodriguez, Whitney

Warren Hull, South

Christine Ronan, Riverglen

Stephanie Myers, BEA President

Kathy Yamamoto, Region 7 Director

ESP Steering Committee

The ESP Steering Committee was formed to offer a contact for support staff in schools. The committee also works on increasing membership, visits schools to offer information about membership and rights, and provides support, classes/training and volunteer opportunities.

Bree Wildman, Timberline
Tamie Bastow, Riverglen
Christine Ronan, Riverglen

Pamela Kennedy, Timberline

Pam Mackie, East

Abbie Netz, Garfield

Public Relations

The Public Relations committee works on multiple outreach events throughout the year to work with the community and the district. Their goal is to educate the public on the different aspects of the BEA and involve educators and communities in events sponsored by the BEA.


Chair: Amanda Shindle, Borah
Nichole Caropino, DSC

Randi Sinclair, Adams
Karen Schow, North
Allison Gordon, Capital

Government Relations

The Government Relations PACE committee is comprised of two units: Government Relations (GR) and the Political Action Committee for Education (PACE). These two units strive to work closely with district school boards, as well as, local and federally elected politicians across the state. The objective of these committees is to foster collaborative communication between school districts, state and federal officials with regards to education.

Chair: Lisa Ozuna, Highlands
Hester Comstock, South

Colleen Jensen, Lowell

Sonia Galaviz, Garfield