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.

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Our Team

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Abby Davids

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

-Theodore Roosevelt

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

- Napoleon Hill

David Roth

Executive Director

Jim Hopla

Sarah Huth

Aaron Meacham

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Business Official Advisory Member
Community Education Manager
Data Evaluator

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

- Malala Yousafzai

"We can't always build a future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future."

-Franklin D. Roosevelt 

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

   -Thomas S. Monson

Our Board Of Directors

Executive Director of Sales, AmericaHealth

Board Member

Porter Talbot

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

Board Member

MELISSA MCCONNELL