Board of Directors
More than 100 years of Camp Rainbow Gold experience…
Jeremy Chou – President
Jeremy Chou is a partner at Givens Pursley LLP. His primary focus of government relations includes lobbying, administrative proceedings, procurement and litigation. In 1999, he relocated to open the first Washington D.C. Office of the Governor for the State of Idaho. Jeremy then joined a regional litigation firm in D.C. In 2003, he returned to Idaho to work in the Office of the Attorney General, Civil Litigation Division. Jeremy has advised the Idaho State Legislature on constitutional issues including abortion, gambling, tribal compact/relations, and has represented State entities including the Office of the Governor, Idaho State Legislature, Idaho Supreme Court, Idaho State Lottery Commission, Idaho State Bar Association, Idaho Department of Correction, Idaho State Police, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho Department of Administration, Idaho Department of Labor and Commerce, Idaho Department of Transportation and the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licensing. His experience also includes cases involving the Idaho Tort Claims Act, Idaho’s Open Meeting Law, license revocation proceedings, employment law, breach of contract, administrative proceedings, government procurement, construction litigation, and insurance coverage litigation. His community service recognition includes the 2011 Denise O’Donnell-Day Pro Bono Award, 2011-2012 Leadership Boise, 2010-12 Vice President and Board Member, Idaho Licensed Beverage Association (ILBA), 2009-present Kempthorne Institute for Public Policy and Philanthropy, and 2008-present Pro Bono Counsel, TWIGA Foundation. He is married to Keri Chou and has three awesome, high-energy young boys.
Elizabeth Lizberg – Executive Director
Elizabeth has plied her natural inclination to help others and her acute business acumen for Camp Rainbow Gold as the executive director of Camp Rainbow Gold since the summer of 2007 and is excited to continue in that position as the program becomes an independent non-profit organization. Prior to this role, she worked for St Luke’s Regional Medical Center as the multi-disciplinary team coordinator for the Children at Risk Evaluation Services (CARES). It was during this time she was instrumental in the creation of the Family and Children Evaluation Services (FACES) Center in Boise and co-founded the Idaho Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers. Prior to her career of working with children, she spent more than 15 years working in the retirement community industry, earning the President’s Award from the nation’s second largest operator of retirement communities. Elizabeth embraces Idaho’s children diagnosed with cancer with an unrivaled passion and works to leave a lasting, positive imprint on each family she has the honor of knowing through Camp Rainbow Gold.
Al Stevenson – Vice-President
Al Stevenson is a cancer survivor and has volunteers at Camp Rainbow Gold Youth Camp. Al has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Stanford University and a Masters Degree in Administration from University of California, Irvine. He has worked in Idaho healthcare for over 30 years, serving as Hospital CEO in Sun Valley, Hailey, Pocatello and Jerome. Al led the merger of the Sun Valley and Hailey hospitals in 1992 and initiated the process with St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in 1994. Al served as President and CEO of Health Ventures Corp. from 1997-2001, a health insurance company joint venture with Blue Cross of Idaho and St. Luke’s. Al has also served as Chairman of the Idaho Hospital Association Board of Directors and Board Chair of Blue Cross of Idaho. He and his wife Gayle have raised three sons in Idaho and enjoy biking, hiking, tennis, and skiing.
Brian Yeargain – Treasurer
Brian Yeargain is a CPA partner with the local accounting firm of Little Morris LLP, one of Idaho’s largest tax consulting firms. His practice specializes in dealing with tax and consulting services for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses. Brian has been with the firm since 1994 and was named a partner in 2004.
Brian graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in May of 1995. Since graduating from Boise State, he has been involved in multiple professional, civic and university organizations. In 1998, Brian was elected to the Board of Directors for the Boise State University Alumni Association and was the President of that Board of Directors in 2006. Brian has also served on the Boise State Foundation Board of Directors, and is currently serving as the Treasurer for the Bronco Athletic Association, on the Boise State University Foundation Audit Committee and the Boise State University Accounting Advisory Board Executive Committee. He was also named Alumni of the Year in 2003 by the Beta Alpha Psi Chapter on campus, received the President’s Award from the Boise State Alumni Association in 2001, and received the Boise State Alumni Service Award in 2008.
Outside of work, he likes to play golf, spend as much time as possible with his wife and five kids, and attend Bronco sporting events.
Amanda Watson – Secretary
Amanda Watson is a Senior Account Executive at Red Sky, a strategic communication agency. She was first introduced to Camp Rainbow Gold on a creative project and was soon thereafter inspired by the leadership, tenacity and pure good of the organization. Amanda is a planner by nature, a problem solver and storyteller. She views communication as a way to drive change, inspire and educate audiences, and she has been helping Camp Rainbow Gold tell their story since 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations with a minor in Writing. She is passionate about her city, eating and drinking local, live music, giving back and exploring life outside.
Tim Tyree – Past President
Tim Tyree began volunteering as a camp counselor in 1991 after winning his own battle with cancer and has worked tirelessly for camp ever since. Tim has served as the activities director, camp director, committee chair and now board chair and President. Tim is a partner at the law firm of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP where he practices business and real estate law and serves as the real estate practice group chair. He enjoys bike riding with his wife Meg and son Alex, summer mornings water skiing and winter mornings snow skiing.
Doris F. Tunney, M.D. – Member
Dr. Doris Tunney’s life has always involved children. After graduating from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, she began a pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and started her career as a pediatrician in Newport Beach, Calif, and became Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital. After retiring from her practice and relocation to Idaho, she found Camp Rainbow Gold from attending her first Share Your Heart Ball more than a decade ago. She was a member of the gala’s committee for many years and also became a CRG volunteer, serving as doctor and counselor. She co-founded the CRG Young Adult Team (YA Team), funded and founded the college scholarship program, and continued as the director of the scholarship program. She has been on the advisory council and is currently on the board of directors.
Linda Gasser – Member
Linda Gasser began her service with Camp Rainbow Gold as a medical volunteer in 2012. She has traveled extensively to corners of the world, volunteering her medical services for Operation Smile with a focus on cleft lip and palate repair. Linda received her Bachelors of Nursing from Boise State University and Graduate Degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has worked as a nurse at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center and Air St. Luke’s and is now practicing as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at St. Alphonsus Medical Center. She has two wonderful children and stays active and healthy enjoying many outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and snow skiing.
Rob Cronin – Member
Rob Cronin first moved to the Wood River Valley in 1995 to work for Bruce Willis and Demi Moore and open the Dyn-o-Mite Lounge and The Mint Restaurant and Night Club. Prior to and since this time, Rob has worked in international chains such as TGI Friday’s, Hard Rock Café and Planet Hollywood, quickly rising through the ranks. Plying his corporate restaurant leadership experience, Rob partnered with Brendan Dennehy to buy the iconic Red Elephant Saloon and found Hailey’s Zou 75 with their wives, which just celebrated its 11th anniversary. In addition, Rob has practiced real estate full time since 2006 with an emphasis on commercial and investment properties. Just this year, he and his partners started Keller Williams Sun Valley Southern Idaho. He is most proud of the work he and former wife Kris have done with Camp Rainbow Gold. When joining the board in 1999, the camp struggled to survive. Since then, they have led the fundraising that has made the camp one of the highest grossing non-sponsored children’s oncology camps in the country.
Jason Couvillion – Member
Jason is an owner of Bruvion Travel, a travel and concierge service that predominately caters to the entertainment, fashion and creative industries. They have recently planned and managed all of the travel for the tours of Janet Jackson, Cher, Beck, the Goo Goo Dolls, The Go-go’s. He established the company in 2001 with his two business partners and since then Bruvion has grown into a high end travel company with agents in Los Angeles, New York, and Nashville. Bruvion also specializes in production, celebrity and high-end personal travel. Jason is also the creator and a partner of Catch, a tech product and tool to help book and manage group travel for music, production and sports teams.
Jason has been very involved in Camp Rainbow Gold for over 10 years. He started as a cabin counselor when camp was just one week, loved the experience and the kids, and has taken on more responsibility and a larger role at camp over his years with the organization. As Camp Director for 4 years at CRG Youth Oncology Camp, Jason and his leadership team were able to shape Youth Camp after the splitting of the camps and start some new traditions. He looks forward to seeing what the next leaders do to make their own mark on camp.
Brent Eaton – Member
Brent Eaton was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho and graduated in 1975 from Idaho State University. He is married to Patti Eaton and has three grown children and seven wonderful grandchildren. Brent is a retired Major, MSC, ANC, United States Army Reserves. He currently is a pilot and a CFRN (Certified Registered Flight Nurse) Brent previously worked at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in the Emergency Department, the ICU and Air Ambulance. Brent also worked for Ada County Paramedics as an RN/Paramedic. Brent volunteered his time as a Command Pilot for Angel Flight West. As an angel Fight Pilot, my wife Patti and I flew several children to Camp Magical Moments in Driggs, ID. Brent is currently a board member on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at St. Alphonsus RMC and also on the ISU Deans Advisory Council on Healthcare Education. In his down time, Brent and his wife Patti enjoy biking, skiing and backcountry flying. Brent also enjoys going on solo rides on his Harley Davidson Softail around Boise.