Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

 

Brandy Selover, MPH, Chairman of the Board

Brandy is a former police Detective who specialized in domestic and sexual violence investigations. She is now a life-long social equity practitioner with extensive work in non-profit program management, public health applications, evaluation principles, and authentic community engagement. Brandy owns and is the principal developer at brandy j. selover consulting, LLC, focused on strategies to prevent gender violence. She also owns a real estate business, Boise Homespace with Keller Williams Realty Boise, which seeks to create real estate ownership solutions for individuals who have experienced gender oppression.

 

Steve Weston, Vice President

Steve is a Business Relationship Expert with over 20 years of experience in the High-End Recruiting and Staffing industry. Currently Steve works at the Nampa Chamber of Commerce as the Director of Sales and Marketing, developing business relationships and linking resources to members in the community and beyond.  Additionally, he has turned his love for the outdoors and mountaineering passion into an avocation, by authoring a best-selling cookbook, In the Wild Chef. The success of this work generated another career for Steve as an Expedition Chef, creating and preparing gourmet meals in exotic locations spanning the globe.

In addition to serving on the Board at AAFV, Steve currently sits on The Advisory Board for the Idaho Trails Association and a similar capacity for Reel Recovery Idaho. Steve denotes time to many other organizations like the St Luke’s YEAH Kids Iron Chef competition, Create Common Good, Boise Lighthouse Rescue Mission and Nampa’s Taste of Idaho.

Virginia Godina, Treasurer

Virginia is a strong survivor of domestic abuse, began her journey with AAFV as a volunteer, quickly became the Ambassador Manager, and is now serving on the Board of Directors.  Virginia is currently the Branch Manager at First Interstate Bank and has strong community ties. Having been raised in Canyon County, volunteering and serving on many committees, Virginia brings great passion to serve within AAFV and further our mission of eliminating violence.

 

Nathan Nunes, Secretary

Marketing Director at International Minute Press. He has been working in the printing industry for the last 4 years, first as a graphic artist then transitioning into Marketing about a year ago. He graduated from Skyview High School in Nampa and is currently a Sophomore at CWI studying Business Marketing. Nathan has always enjoyed serving his community first as the President of the Mayors Youth Advisory Council, then doing 6 months of mission work in Canada and Thailand, and currently sits as the Secretary on the Executive Board for AAFV. He believes that he continues to succeed in business because he continues to self-educate, reading an average of one book a week in the year of 2017. Nathan lives in Boise, Idaho.

 

Alan Jones, Board Member

Alan is a husband and father, and along with his wife, is raising 3 grandchildren.  He is currently the Director of Sales for the Holiday Inn Express Nampa.  He serves on the boards of Nampa Rotary, Encore Theater Company, Church Deacons, and Co-Chairs the Nampa Tourism Council.

Alan became an Idahoan 30 years ago and has been, highly involved in the Treasure Valley community, especially in Canyon County of late, for over two decades.  From events to politics to the performing arts, he developed trusted relationships that will hopefully aid in this service.  Alan has seen the lasting effects of abuse from several family members and friends. He has a passion to serve God and people. Serving on the Board of Directors for Advocates Against Family Violence, Inc., is a great avenue to accomplish this with far reaching effects.

Tony Bobbit, Board Member

Tony started his basketball career at Dayton Mainland High School where he received many honors. After high school Tony would make his way westward to play at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, while there Tony was named an NJCAA All-American and his team won a NJCAA National Championship. After graduating from the College of Southern Idaho, Tony would take his talents to Cincinnati where he would be coached by legendary Coach Bob Huggins and play for the L.A. Lakers. Tony also played with the Idaho Stampede. Tony graduated with a B.A. in Biology.

Raquel Krol, Board Member

Raquel currently serves as Vice President of Global Human Resources at Vitalize, the holding company of Bodybuilding.com, based in Boise.  Raquel has a strong passion for bettering the lives of children and families and has dedicated her time and resources to many charities.  Raquel brings vast experience and proven success at leading the alignment of corporate strategic planning.

Megan Carter, Board Member

Megan Carter is a local LGBTQ activist and educational advocate. She currently works in higher education where she serves in roles supporting diversity and access for all students. She serves as the Vice Chair for Add the Words Idaho where she focuses on creating trainings for local groups and organizations about the impact of the lack of protections for LGBTQ community members. Megan is finishing her bachelors degree in communication at BSU and applying to law school to study human rights law. She lives with her two year old daughter in Boise.

 

 

 

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