Board of advisors
Michael BoldenManaging Director, John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University
Michael is an award-winning veteran journalist with experience at Knight Foundation, The Washington Post and several news organizations. He brings a deep understanding of local news and the changes it is undergoing.
Paul CarewPresident, CarewCo
Paul is the founder of a successful marketing & design firm in Boise, operating for more than 11 years. He understands business startups and has a pulse on what makes Boise great. With his wife Lisa, he also owns Wear Boise.
Cathie CooperRegistered Nurse, St. Luke's Health System
Cathie first encouraged the start of BoiseDev in 2015 and as a longtime member of the Boise community, provides advice on audience engagement and content priorities.
Joe JaszewskiPhotographer/Videographer, Idaho Power
Joe is an award-winning Idaho photojournalist with deep experience in and passion for local news. He helps navigate the changing Boise valley dynamic from both growth and media standpoints.
Lisa McGrathPresident, lisa mcgrath llc, new media law firm
Lisa is an attorney focused on new media law, including social media, the Internet and marketing. She understands the complex issues surrounding online publishing and business startups. With her husband Paul, she also owns Wear Boise.
JulieAnn McKelloggCo-Founder, Pactio
JulieAnn is the co-founder of Pactio, a startup dedicated to journalism funding. She consults on best practices around monetization and business strategy as well as ways to grow and retain audience.
Lisa RossiDesign Thinking & Engagement Coach
Lisa helps businesses and newsrooms use the Design Thinking process to have better conversations and drive engagement. She also served as a storytelling coach with Gannett and helps consult on our editorial approach.