Elaine Baylor, community and education advocate, has spent her professional career mentoring and providing professional coaching to students, especially those from under-served populations. In addition to The College of Idaho board of trustees, she is currently a board member for the Los Angeles Valley College Foundation Board, where she is involved in fundraising, scholarship and public relations committees and is an advisory board member for the COWEN Institute of Tulane University, New Orleans.
Paula Kluksdal, partner at Hawley Troxell, received her Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1997, where she was editor in chief of the University of Idaho Law Review, 1996-1997. She is co-chair of the firm’s banking practice group and was the first woman member of Hawley Troxell’s board of partners from 2012 to 2020. In addition to serving on the college’s board of trustees, Kluksdal is a member of the Idaho State Bar, American Bar Association, National Association of Bond Lawyers and Idaho Women Lawyers.
Dr. Karly Pippitt, director and associate professor at the University of Utah, graduated from The College of Idaho in 2002 where she received her degree in biology and later attended the University of Utah where she received her medical doctorate in 2006. She also serves as the director of medical student education in family medicine. In addition to the college’s board of trustees, Pippitt also serves on various committees at The University of Utah, such as continuing medical education advisory committee and medical staff credentials committee.
Dennis R. Robertson, president of elite athlete division for Protocol International, is responsible for profit and loss, recruitment, negotiating, sponsorship, marketing, branding and development. Robertson’s athletic achievements in the 1979 Junior AAU Olympics and becoming an NBA Pro-Am player with the Portland/Seattle team is combined with his experience as a banking executive, spanning over 30 years with American Express, JP Morgan Chase and Carver Federal Savings Bank. Robertson is currently working with professional athletes, college and university athletic departments, AAU teams, high schools and youth.