Promoting and protecting the health and safety of all Idahoans

Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention


The Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention was established by Executive Order No. 2006-08 
in 2006. The Council’s responsibilities are, to oversee the implementation of the Idaho
Suicide Prevention Plan, to ensure the continued relevance of the Plan by evaluating
implementation and developing changes and new priorities to update the Plan, to be a
proponent for suicide prevention in Idaho, and to prepare an annual report on Plan
Implementation for the Governor and Legislature. 

The Governor appoints all members of the Council with state regional representation in mind. Council members serve a three-year renewable term. The Governor appoints the Chair of the Council. The Council meets in person annually and does not exceed twenty
(20) members.

 

Member Name 

Position Expires

Original Appointment

Board Position

Linda Hatzenbuehler

October 25, 2020

April 21, 2014

MH Professional/CHAIR

Kim Kane

October 25, 2020

April 21, 2014

DHW-- Mgr., Suicide Program

Matt McCarter

October 25, 2018

October 6, 2016

Dept. of Ed.

Matthew Olsen

October 25, 2021

October 25, 2006

Bannock Co. Juvenile Justice

Pamela Oliason

October 25, 2019

January 17, 2012

Comm. on Aging

Mary Pierce

October 25, 2020

November 20, 2010

Veterans Affairs

Jeni Griffin

October 25, 2020

March 2, 2012

SPAN

Neva Santos

October 25, 2019

October 23, 2012

Suicide Prevention

John Reusser

October 25, 2019

October 23, 2012

ID Suicide Prevention HOTLINE

Fred Martin

November 30, 2018

February 3, 2015

Senate

Krissy Broncho

October 25, 2020

October 30, 2013

Idaho Tribes Rep.

Catherine Perusse

October 25, 2021

September 10, 2014

NAMI Board Mbr.

William Wilder

October 25, 2021

September 10, 2014

Survivor

Jeff Kirkman

October 25, 2021

September 11, 2015

Corrections, Adult

Caroline Troy

November 30, 2018

April 15, 2016

House

Carmen Stanger

October 25, 2021

October 20, 2016

Suicide Prev./ Speedy Fdn.

Tobias Gopon

October 25, 2019

June 8, 2017

MD

Jessica Harris

October 25, 2021

July 25, 2017

DHW-Suicide Prevention

Hailey Cowger

January 25, 2021

January 25, 2018

Youth Member

 

 

 

 


 

This site is NOT intended to and does NOT provide crisis intervention. If you are in a crisis, or have concerns about someone,
call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline at 208-398-4357 (HELP)