Lori was the co-founder and co-owner of what became Newt and Harold's, a snowboard and skateboard store from 1985 through 2014. She has been involved in the skate and snowboard community for more than 25 years. Lori is also a founding member of the BSA and board President. She loves to snowboard, run with Champ the dog, bicycle, and hang out with friends and family.
Chris is a Boise native who started skateboarding in 1983. He has worked in the skateboard/snowboard industry since 1990, and is currently the owner of The Boardroom, Boise’s board-specific shop since 1995. Chris has worked closely with industry leaders and company liaisons throughout the years and has met many friends along the way. He was a Snowboard Committee member for SMC buying group from 2005-2013, working with companies to provide benefits for 150 specialty stores throughout the U.S. He is now a board member for The Commission, consisting of some of the best snowboard retailers in the world, providing leadership and focus within the snowboard industry. Chris is a founding member of the Boise Skateboard Association.
Tom’s been skating and snowboarding for longer than we can remember. He started Kilroy's Glass Cleaning Company in 2000 and is a founding member of the Boise Skateboard Association. He’s been involved in the local skate community for over 15 years and loves his family and skateboarding, in that order. Tom is a backyard pool fanatic, yet finds time to volunteer with organizations his family is involved in.
Josh is a business professional with over 18 years of experience in leading business operations, customer service, sales, marketing, product development, advertising, and account management. Josh is a Boise native. He started skateboarding in 1985 and became a BSA board member shortly after returning to Boise in 2012.
Paul grew up in Boise and has been skateboarding and snowboarding for nearly 28 years. He has co-owned Prestige Skateboards with longtime pal Greg Goulet since 2004 and is one of the founding board members of the BSA. He was instrumental in the efforts to build Fort Boise Skatepark, including the design. He has been involved with various upgrades to Rhodes Skatepark over the last 20 years and is super excited to see the new Rhodes finally living up to the potential we all knew it had.
Born in Boise, Greg has been skating since the late ‘80s and is infatuated with skateboarding and its subculture. He is a founding member of the BSA and loves snowboarding in the wintertime. Currently Greg is the co-owner of Prestige Skateboards. He enjoys Treefort, tiny houses, riding bikes to get around, and surfing—mostly in the river but also in the ocean during his occasional surfing trips.