About BYDC

The Bonneville Youth Development Council, Inc. (BYDC) has served the youth of Bonneville County since 1998, providing prevention programs and development services. BYDC's priority is to develop our youth's resiliency and leadership skills to reduce teen suicide and substance abuse. BYDC is a coalition that collaborates with local individuals and organizations to work toward a common goal. BYDC's membership consists of individuals from local city and county government, law enforcement, businesses, health-care and mental-health providers, schools, parents, media, faith-based organizations, and other non-profits.

 

OUR MISSION

To lower substance use among the youth in Bonneville County through prevention measures, community collaboration, and promoting a positive, inclusive culture.

OUR MOTTO

Be More, Do More, Together.

Our Team

David Roth

"Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right."

-Theodore Roosevelt

Abby Davids

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way."

- Napoleon Hill

Jim Hopla

"Let us remember : one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world."

- Malala Yousafzai

Aaron Meacham

"Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved."

   -Thomas S. Monson

Data Evaluator
Business Official 
Advisory Member
Program Director
Executive Director

Our Board Of Directors

President - People Against Impaired Driving

Chair of the Board of Directors

PAT TUCKER

Director - East Idaho Youth Homes

Vice-Chair of the Board of Directorss

KAREN TORNKVIST

Professor of Public Health - BYUI

Secretary of the Board of Directors

NICOLE FOSTER

Idaho Falls Police Officer/SRO

Board Member

JUSTIN HEGSTROM

Executive Director - Center For Hope

Board Member

NANCY ESPESETH

Business Development & Marketing - Rainbow International

Board Member

NA'COLE BEALL

Board Member

DAVID SNELL