Make-A-Wish Idaho, a nonprofit charity that grants life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses, announces the addition of three new board members in summer 2021: Alexandra Geary, Jason Hover and Samantha Schmitt. This brings the number of board members to sixteen.
Alexandra Geary is a project manager at Brio Investment Group and has experience serving on other boards. She was raised in the Wood River Valley and has ties to the communities and the organizations there.
Jason Hover hails from Coeur d’Alene. He is the co-owner of an IT consulting firm that specializes in business intelligence and data warehousing. Jason is also a cancer survivor, which gives him insight into and empathy for wish children.
Samantha Schmitt is a lawyer who serves as an associate counsel at St. Luke’s Hospital. She has a long history of community volunteerism, a background in fundraising as well as knowledge of the Idaho health care system.