MEET THE TEAM
Board of Directors, President
Sherry has recently returned to the real estate industry after a distinguished career with Idaho First Bank in McCall as Vice President- Chief Deposit Officer and is a Valley County Commissioner. Sherry serves the regional community through her board position on the West Central Mountains Economic Development Council (WCMEDC), The West Central Mountains Community Foundation (WCMCF) as Board President, as a Steering Committee Member on the WCM Community Partnership and as a Board Member and Campaign Cabinet Member of the Ponderosa Center. Sherry has served in numerous leadership roles with the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce. Sherry and her husband Fred live in McCall, have two grown sons, a daughter in law and two granddaughters.
Board of Directors, Treasurer
Michael spent his professional career in the medical diagnostics and biotechnology industry in senior management roles. He was the founder and CEO of two biotechnology companies, AcroMetrix and Domus Institute. Additionally, Michael was a former member of our Armed Services, serving as a Captain in the US Army.
Michael is an active member of Rotary International and currently serves as a Board member of two non-profit organizations
Board of Directors, Secretary and Campaign Cabinet Member
Board of Directors, Past President
Board Of Directors
David is an active participant in several organizations and is committed to the success of the community. He has served on the Board of Directors for the McCall-Donnelly Education Foundation since its formation, as President for three years and is currently Vice-President. David served on the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for four years and is part of the Marketing & Special Events, and Facilities & Operations Committees of the Ponderosa Center.
Board of Directors, Facilities and Operations Chair
Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Chair
A recipient of numerous awards and recognition, Madeline was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 publication in the category of Employment Law – Management. Madeline was featured as one of six top woman law firm leaders by the prestigious American Bar Association Journal and has been named a Top Lawyer by San Diego Magazine every year since the award has been in existence. She was recognized as a “Leading Woman in the Law” by The American Lawyer, named one of San Diego’s Top 50 Influentials by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and was a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s Woman of the Year Award. She received the YWCA’s Tribute to Women & Industry Award and was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as a finalist for the publication’s new Cyber Security Award, recognizing the firm’s unique data security and forensic law practice.
Madeline and her husband Jim Boley are the proud parents of four grown daughters and numerous rescue dogs and cats. The couple is active in the McCall community and contribute their time to many organizations close to their hearts, including the Ponderosa Center, McPaws Regional Animal Shelter, and the McCall Payette Lakes Rotary Club.
Board of Directors, Marketing and Special Events Chair
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Campaign Cabinet Co-Chair and Board Member
Joan Edwards brings a wealth of experience in higher education and foundation administration to the Ponderosa Center organization. She is the Co-Chair of the Campaign Cabinet, Board Member and part of the Community Relations Committee. Dr. Edwards dedicated 35 years of her career to the advancement of community colleges. She served as Vice President of Planning, Research and Development at the College of Southern Idaho and developed the CSI Foundation. She was the Vice President of Planning, Research and Development at the College of Western Idaho, served as a founding member of the CWI Foundation and was part of the President’s Cabinet. Dr. Edwards has served on numerous boards throughout her career, including Southern Idaho Learning Center, the St. Alphonses Hospital Foundation, the American Association of Women in Community Colleges, the National Council for Resource Development, the National Institute for Leadership Development and the McCall Hiking Club. Joan and her husband Mel are active members of the McCall Community, as well as avid bike riders and skiers.
Campaign Cabinet Co-Chair and Board Member
Campaign Cabinet Vice Chair
Janell Strosnider McGill
Janell’s love for the mountains was nurtured growing up in Montana with family time spent at Swan Lake. Her journey to McCall began nearly 20 years ago with the purchase of a family cabin and many a weekend enjoying Brundage Mountain or Payette Lake. She and her partner, Carl, and Tucker, their Griffon, became full-time residents and thoroughly enjoy exploring and sharing the beautiful McCall area with friends and family.
Though Janell has owned/operated Milligan Events for the past 16 years, a Boise-based global event management company, her professional career encompasses a diverse set of managerial and accounting positions at Albertson’s Corporation, AMRESCO Commercial Finance and, Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Idaho. She is a member of the Women Business Owner’s National Council and Leadership Forum with special recognition as a National Women’s Business Enterprise Star in 2011. She is also a member of MPI, PCMA and a global travel and tourism initiative to prevent the exploitation of children, TheCODE.org. In addition to fulfilling United Way of Treasure Valley and Leadership Boise roles, Strosnider has previously served on Boards including Hays Shelter Home, Northwest Animal Companions, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho, and the Idaho Humane Society. Janell holds a Bachelor’s in Finance from Boise State University.
Janell’s collaborative outlook and confidence in the power of bringing people together is a valuable resource for us as we navigate this rapidly changing world of events to create a space that truly fosters community for years to come.
Janell enjoys skiing, snow shoeing, biking and huckleberry picking when in season.
Bob attributes his great appreciation for music to the cultural influences of both growing up in Ann Arbor and attending Indiana University. That appreciation continues to be enhanced by the McCall Music Society in his position of Vice President and coordinator of Second Sunday Sounds.
Richard is a member and Treasurer of St Andrew’s Episcopal Church in McCall and is a member of the McCall Rotary Club. He and his wife Margaret have four grown children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.