HREI community

Board of Directors

President’s Message

“It’s no small task to move the needle on community understanding, respect, and acceptance. And yet HREI continues to succeed in acheiving its mision and remain committed to providing responsive and relevant programs that promote the human rights for all who call the Pacific Northwest home. As a proud Coeur d’Alene native, I’m honored to serve as board president. On behalf of an appreciative board of directors, I want to thank everyone who’s contributed to HREI’s success including its talented staff, dedicated volunteers, and gracious donors.” 

Whitney Pfeifer


National Democratic Institute

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Jason Tapani

Past President

US Bank

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Eleanor Lyon

Vice President

Associate Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut

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Elliot Liermann


Carnegie Mellon University Sophomore

In Progress

Clint Schroeder

Interim Treasurer

Hagadon Group


Marcee Hartzell

Board Member


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Sheri Bullock

Board Member

Director of Operations & Marketing, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce

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Our Staff

Jeanette Laster

Executive Director

Bob Macklevee

Accounting Coordinator


Administrative Coordinator

Our Volunteer Staff

Chris Brooks

Intern Coordinator

Meredith DePrisco-Gaffney

Program Coordinator

Carol Hudson

Administrative Assistant

Toni Norton

Program Coordinator

Announcement Coming Soon!

Community Resources & Engagement Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTA

Announcement Coming Soon!

Program Coordinator – Human Rights Consortium

Open Opportunity

AmeriCorps VISTA – HERO Program Coordinator

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