The “I Have a Dream” Foundation-Idaho team is passionate about helping young people pursue their interests, achieve their goals, overcome challenges, connect with our community and change their lives through education.

Kris has been involved with nonprofits in numerous capacities since she began volunteering for youth development organizations in the Wood River Valley in 1993. She brings her expertise and passion as a nonprofit consultant in the areas of fundraising, marketing and strategic planning, and as a licensed professional counselor specializing in adolescent development. A native of Los Angeles, Kris received her undergraduate degree from Bennington College in Vermont and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from JFK University in California. When not trail running in the woods, Kris enjoys spending time chilling with her husband Michael, three sons, Jackson, Will and Aidan and dogs Piper and Augie.


Executive Director

Pamela was born and raised in Santiago, Chile and as a first-generation college graduate, she understands the value and importance of education. Pamela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Spanish from the University of Mayor-Santiago and has worked as an ESL educator in Chile, and an interpreter-translator in English, Spanish and Italian. Pamela enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and their beloved dog. She is honored to be part of I have a Dream Foundation- Idaho’s mission to help children change their lives through education. 


Program Director