Board of Directors
With more than 100 years of Camp Rainbow Gold involvement, the Board of Directors serves to uphold the mission and guide the vision for the future.
Monica Walker +
Monica Walker has lived in the Treasure Valley since 1998. She has over 20 years’ experience working in design. Currently, she is an Interior Designer at The Design House and is dedicated to the development of relationships that will positively impact both her client’s goals and the sustained success of the company.
Monica is a member of FUNDSY Executive Board, where she has been the Gala Chair for the last 6 years. She was introduced to Camp Rainbow Gold as the 2016 FUNDSY beneficiary. Monica also served on the Ballet Idaho board for 9 years. She believes by being on local boards and staying involved she can make a substantial impact on the community she calls home.
Monica dedicates much of her downtime to her husband, Jim and two children, Alexandra and Madison. You can find her after-hours restoring her old home and volunteering for local charities.
Chris Morrison +
Chris Morrison is a Certified Public Accountant at Eide Bailly. His main area of focus is on tax planning and compliance work for corporations, partnerships and individuals. He joined public accounting in 2014 after working in corporate accounting on the corporate tax team for American Airlines.
Chris graduated from DeVry University with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management in February 2012. He continued on to receive his Master of Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management in June 2014. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA).
Chris moved to Idaho from Phoenix, AZ in 2018 where he served as a community service board member and community service committee chair for his past firm. He is excited to jump back into volunteering here in Idaho with Camp Rainbow Gold and serve in a new capacity. He enjoys running relay races, playing volleyball, traveling and hiking.
Carlie Pedersen +
Carlie Pedersen is a cancer survivor and former Camp Rainbow Gold camper. She has been involved with camp for the past 16 years and has gone from a camper to the current Director of Camp Rainbow Gold’s Teen Oncology Camp. Carlie has also served on the finance committee as well as being a speaker on behalf of Camp Rainbow Gold at many different functions. She has a passion for Camp Rainbow Gold which shows through her years of dedication, and she is honored to be on the Board of Directors and serve in this capacity.
Carlie’s passion and dedication for volunteering were recently acknowledged with an award for Outstanding Adult Philanthropist, awarded by the Idaho Nonprofit Center. Carlie has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a minor in Supply Chain Management from Boise State University.
During her downtime, Carlie enjoys spending time with her husband Kyle, also a former camp volunteer. They enjoy traveling to new places, eating new food, and experiencing new things.
Elizabeth Lizberg +
Camp Rainbow Gold CEO/Executive Director Elizabeth Lizberg joined Camp Rainbow Gold in 2007 when it was a program of the American Cancer Society. Over her 14-year tenure, she has guided the organization through incredible growth, change and service. In 2014, Camp Rainbow Gold became its own independent nonprofit organization under Elizabeth’s leadership. In 2019 she oversaw the purchase of Camp Rainbow Gold’s own property and she is currently leading the charge to build Hidden Paradise, Idaho’s first medical camp.
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. She believes the key to the success of Camp Rainbow Gold is the love, hope and fun given by volunteers and supporters.
Prior to Camp Rainbow Gold, Elizabeth worked for St. Luke’s Regional Medical for Children at Risk Evaluation Services (CARES). 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. Elizabeth was an Idaho Business Review Women of the Year nominee in 2014 and was recognized as a CEO of Influence in 2017.
Jason Couvillon +
Jason is an owner of Bruvion Travel, a travel and concierge service catering to the entertainment, fashion and creative industries, planning and managing all of the travel for the tours of Janet Jackson, Cher, Beck, Goo Goo Dolls and 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 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 Youth Oncology Camp Director for 4 years, Jason and his leadership team were able to shape Youth Camp after the split to two oncology camps and start some new traditions with the youngest campers. He looks forward to seeing what the next leaders do to make their own mark on camp.
Joe Eck +
Joe Eck is a cancer survivor, former Camp Rainbow Gold Camper, and CRG College Scholarship recipient. He has volunteered and spoken at camp and the annual Share Your Heart Ball over the course of the last 15 years. Joe also volunteers his time with other local and national nonprofits including St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Idaho Humane Society, Kiva, and Jesse Tree.
Born and raised in Idaho, Joe has returned to his hometown to work for Copper Banking, a financial technology startup that focuses on educating teens about financial concepts within their core banking experience. Prior to Copper Banking, Joe worked for PayPal’s Social Innovation team where he worked with national nonprofits on giving campaigns such as Red Nose Day, Giving Tuesday, and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Joe has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies from Washington & Jefferson College.
In his spare time Joe enjoys playing and coaching lacrosse (serves as the Boise State Men’s Lacrosse team assistant coach), skiing, hiking, and traveling to new exciting places. He is excited to reconnect with Camp Rainbow Gold here in Idaho in this new role.
Stacey Gehlken +
Stacey Gehlken is currently Vice President of Human Resources at Blue Cross of Idaho (BCI). In this capacity, Ms. Gehlken has the responsibility for aligning employees and talent strategies to BCI’s business direction. Ms. Gehlken is an experienced HR professional with a passion for improving business results. She has been in her current position since 2017, focused primarily on the total rewards philosophy, leadership capabilities, culture, increasing transparency, communication and the employees’ experience.
Ms. Gehlken has been married for thirty years and she and her husband have raised and put two kind and thoughtful women out into the world.
Dr. Brian Goltry +
Brian is a physician at St. Luke’s Health System and has been practicing in the Treasure Valley for the last 15 years. Brian has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Idaho, but later decided to pursue a career in medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He did his postgraduate training in internal medicine at the University of Utah, then a Chief Medical Residency and subspecialty training at the University of Washington Medical Center. Brian is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, Idaho Medical Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Brian has been a volunteer clinical instructor for medical residents at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Boise and has held leadership positions as a member of the Joint Operating Council of his medical practice, St. Luke’s eICU Program Medical Director, St. Luke’s Sleep Medicine Institute Co-Medical Director and St. Alphonsus Sleep Medicine Medical Director. He has community volunteer experience with Special Olympics Idaho, Idaho 2 Fly, and junior athletic programs in Boise.
Brian is married to Tory Goltry, MD and has two children, all of who love the outdoors and have been active in their community.
Chuck Graves +
Chuck currently serves as President for McAlvain Companies, a large Idaho-born commercial construction firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Chuck is a licensed Construction Manager within the State of Idaho and has served on many construction and community advisory boards.
Chuck is a graduate of the University of Idaho, a local product of Boise and has had the pleasure of working across the US and Western Hemisphere on complex projects for multiple large multi-faceted engineering and construction service-oriented companies throughout his 34-year career.
Dr. Dave McCluskey III +
Dr. David McClusky, III was born and raised in Idaho, and moved to the Wood River Valley in 2013. His father founded Camp Rainbow Gold and he has been involved with camp activities since its inception.
Dr. McClusky now works as a general surgeon at St. Luke’s Wood River. He attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, and medical school at Northwestern in Chicago. His residency training in general surgery was at Emory University in Atlanta and he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the Mayo Clinic Florida. He serves as the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at St. Luke’s Wood River and is also a member of the Idaho Board of Medicine.
David lives in Hailey with his wife Lorena and his step-son Tyler. They enjoy Nordic skiing, mountain biking and relaxing at their family cabin north of Ketchum.
Ryan McFarland +
Boise, Idaho native Ryan McFarland is a co-General Counsel to Scentsy, Inc. Ryan handles Scentsy’s litigation and advises the company on a wide variety of the company’s day-to-day legal concerns. Ryan is also actively engaged in the law firm he started in 2013, McFarland Ritter PLLC.
Ryan is committed to the well-being of the community he has called home his entire life. In addition to a regular practice of pro bono work, Ryan volunteers in a number of capacities, including in his church, on the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army-Boise Corp. from 2010-2021, and now with Camp Rainbow Gold.
When not in the office he can usually be found playing banjo on his cabin deck. If you can’t find him there, then he has found a mountain lake with his teenagers and his dogs.
Dr. Nate Meeker +
Dr. Nate Meeker is the Medical Director of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at St. Luke's Cancer Institute. He joined the Camp Rainbow Gold board in 2018 and serves as an on-site oncologist at camp programs.
Dr. Meeker served as the host of our 2018 Shine event in Boise and has been a regular volunteer at camp since 2011. He’s always ready and willing to sing a song, don a wig or a silly hat, dress up like a prince or Colonel Sanders — don whatever costume and give all he has that will help Camp and the kids.
Nate and his wife Erin have six children and love to travel and have all kinds of spectacular adventures together.
Randy Steed +
Randy serves as President and CEO of Idaho based Steed Construction, a company he founded 31 years ago. He began his career in the northeast working for Health Industries, advancing through the ranks to Director of Construction and Engineering where he oversaw design, construction and maintenance of 144 facilities in 26 states. Later recruited by a general contractor in Silicon Valley, he started as a project manager and was promoted to Vice President of Operations where he worked for 11 years during the high-tech boom of the 80s before starting Steed Construction, Inc. in 1988.
In the early 90’s Randy moved his family and company to Eagle, Idaho where he has resided for the past 26 years. Steed Construction currently has offices in Idaho and Utah and has consistently been recognized as one of Idaho’s Top 100 Privately Owned Companies.
Randy has always enjoyed donating his time and talents to nonprofit organizations and has served as President and permanent board member of the AGC (Associated General Contractors) of Idaho, as a member of the Advisory Board for Boise State Universities Construction Management Program, a board member of the Idaho Chapter of the March of Dimes, an 11-year member of the board and VP of Properties for the ORE-IDA Council of Boy Scouts of America and for the past twelve years as a Governor-appointed member of the PBFAC (Permanent Building Fund Advisory Committee) for the State of Idaho. Randy has also worked with the Idaho Special Olympics and the Idaho Foodbank.
Randy and his wife Wendy have been married for 48 years and have 5 children, 20 grandchildren and one great-grandson. They love to spend time with their family traveling the world.
Will Varin +
Will is an Idaho native who was raised on the Camas Prairie (Go Mushers!), Camp Rainbow Gold’s new home. He is a practicing attorney and founding member of the full-service business law firm, Varin Wardwell LLC, located in Boise, Idaho where he is a commercial litigation attorney.
Will has founded and served on the boards of other nonprofit organizations and is passionate about Camp Rainbow Gold’s mission.
Will is married and has two young children. He enjoys spending as much time as he can outdoors—hunting, fishing, skiing and otherwise enjoying the Idaho lifestyle.
Dr. Doris Tunney +
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, started her career as a pediatrician in Newport Beach, California and became Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital.
After retiring from her practice and relocating to Idaho, she found Camp Rainbow Gold from attending her first Share Your Heart Ball more than a decade ago. Doris 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 continues as director of the scholarship program.