Life’s Kitchen, a Boise nonprofit that provides life skills and culinary training to at-risk young adults, has hired Jeremy Maxand as its executive director.
Maxand previously worked as director of case management services for Alaska Crossings, a skills-based wilderness therapy program that takes at-risk youths on canoe and hiking trips in the Tongass National Forest. He also served two years as an elected assemblyman and two years as mayor of the City and Borough of Wrangell, Alaska. He previously lived in Idaho, where he was executive director of the Snake River Alliance.
He is a Boise State University alumnus with undergraduate degrees in criminal justice and sociology, and a graduate degree in history.