Christian Chan, he/him/his - President for 2018-2019
Christian D. Chan, PhD, NCC, is an Assistant Professor of Counseling at Idaho State University, Member-at-Large for the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA), Emerging Leaders Committee Chair and Newsletter Editor of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), and Past-President of Maryland Counseling Association. His interests revolve around intersectionality of cultural and social identity; multiculturalism in counseling, supervision, and counselor education; social justice; career development; critical research methods; acculturative stress; intergenerational conflict; and cultural factors in identity development and socialization. His prior professional experiences include case management with foster care adolescents, career development, higher education administration, intensive outpatient counseling, and outpatient counseling, providing individual, couples, parent-child, group, and family counseling services. While he currently serves as a counselor educator, he is particularly dedicated to mentorship for current and future professionals and leaders in counseling and counselor education. In addition to contributions of peer-reviewed publications in journals, books, and edited volumes and over 85 refereed presentations at the national, regional, and state, he recently received the American Counseling Association Robert H. Rencken Emerging Professional Leader Award, Association for Humanistic Counseling Humanistic Advocacy and Social Justice Award, and Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development Professional Development Award.
President elect - Open at this time as elections are ongoing.
Jen Moore, she/her/hers or they/them/theirs - Secretary 2017-2019
Jen earned her Graduate degree in Counselor Education from Boise State University and now works within the Treasure Valley as a Licensed Professional Counselor. In March of 2017, Jen opened her own private practice which she runs with the guiding principles of social justice, equity, and advocacy. Additionally, Jen is currently Secretary of the Idaho Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling and served as Past President of the Boise State University's local chapter of Counselors for Social Justice. Jen hopes to devote her professional career to exploring challenges, barriers, and discrimination impacting marginalized individuals and communities while advocating for justice and human rights for all. In addition to counseling, Jen regularly provides trainings around the Treasure Valley to help educate and promote safer spaces and greater counselor competency when working with the LGBTQ+ community. Jen has experience as a school counselor, educator, and coach in K-12 schools, is working towards her Child Centered Play Therapist certification, and enjoys working with diverse clientele who push her to continually grow as a counselor.
Danielle Walsh, she/her/hers - Treasurer, 2017 to 2019
Danielle Walsh is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Danielle currently provides counseling services to children and adults at the Children's Home Society of Idaho in Boise. Her areas of clinical interest include multicultural competence, LGBTQ+ identities, trauma, and religious and spiritual concerns. In private practice, Danielle specializes in working with transgender and gender nonconforming youth. Before moving to Boise, Danielle spent three years living and working in North Central Idaho.
Gabrielle Davis, she/her/hers - Safer Space Training Coordinator, 2018 to 2019
Gabrielle Davis earned a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in 2016 and is the co-coordinator for Youth Alliance for Diversity (YAD) in Boise. She is starting her second year in the Addictions Counseling Program at Boise State University. Gabrielle, and her wife Samantha, moved to Boise from the Midwest in August of 2016. She currently works as the COPD Educator and Tobacco Cessation Program Coordinator for St. Luke’s. Gabrielle hopes to bring more diversity and ideas to IALGBTIC and the counseling arena here in Idaho both as a student and a practicing counselor upon graduation in 2020.
Baylie Bunn - Media Chair 2018 to 2019
Baylie attended Washington State University for her undergraduate degree obtaining a B.S. in Psychology with Minors in Human Development and Business Administration. She has an M.A. in Counseling, LPC from Boise State University and her additional certifications include a Trauma and Crisis Management Specialist from the American School Counseling Association and a Pupil Personnel Certificate through the state of Idaho. She is a member of the following professional organizations; American Counseling Association, Idaho Counseling Association, American School Counseling Association, Idaho School Counseling Association, and Idaho Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling.