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Boise Nice Project adds two to board of directors

The Boise Nice Project Inc. has announced the election of new members to its board of directors.

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Shawn Shepherd Davis

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Phillip Thompson

Shawn Shepherd Davis serves as the development director for ReFEd Inc., a national nonprofit dedicated to ending food loss and waste across the U.S. food system by advancing data-driven solutions. The BNP Board has the responsibility of overseeing the management team and the overall strategy of the organization.

Phillip Thompson’s family came to Idaho in 1905 and established Idaho’s first Black church that currently houses the Idaho Black History Museum. He has worked for more than 20 years in information technology and serves as the president and director of the Idaho Black History Museum.

He serves on the boards of Boise Black Professionals, the Boise Police Chief’s Community Advisory Panel, the City Club of Boise and the Future Public School. He formerly served as president of Islamic Center of Boise.
For the last four years he has been working with Parkinson’s patients to delay the progression of disease through a regimented approach to sleep, diet and intense physical exercise. He previously spent two years as a researcher at Idaho Neurological Institute focusing on movement disorders.

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