BYDC

245 N. Placer Ave.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

M-TH 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Email: info@bydc.org

Phone: 208-529-2923

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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 abuse among the youth in Bonneville County through promoting positive involvement, prevention measures, and community collaboration.

OUR VISION

Our coalition works together to develop our youth to become strong community leaders while empowering them with knowledge and skills to prevent suicide and substance abuse among their peers.

OUR TEAM

"You want to be happy? Forget yourself and get lost in this great cause, and bend your efforts to helping people" ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

Executive Director

LEZHAI GULBRANSEN

"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a fierce battle." - John Watson

Prevention Director

CHLOE ANDERSON

“First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.” Walt Disney

Community Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

MALLORY JOHNSON

"Do what you want and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss

Program Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

MEGAN LAUB

"When God closes a door, somewhere He opens a window. You just have to look around and move towards it." - Rosie Nalule

Youth Director

ROSILLAH NALULE

"The person in the Lindt commercial who keeps overflowing the chocolate is going to get fired." -Jeremy Dooley

Communications Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

BRANDI DANNER

"Never suppress a generous thought." -Camille Kimball

Coalition Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

ABIGAIL HATEFI

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

Data Evaluator

Advisory Member

JIM HOPLA

OUR board

of directors

Membership Development Specialist - Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce

Chair of the Board of Directors

WAYNE DAVIS

Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors

PAT TUCKER

Upper Valley Child Advocacy

Treasurer of the Board of Directors

ASHLEY STALLINGS

BYUI Professor of Public Health

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

Ammon Group Home

Board Member

KAREN TORNKVIST

Contractor of Public Health

Board Member

CORINNE TORGESEN