Kevin Lewis, Executive Director (

Kevin directs IRU’s conservation programs and is passionate about protecting Idaho’s rivers and the species that depend on them. He is past Conservation Director at IRU, as well as a past board member of American Whitewater. When not in the office can be found at the oars of his cataraft on the North Fork of the Payette.




Anna Buschbacher, Development Director (

Anna leads IRU’s fundraising and business development efforts.  As a native Idahoan she has strong community ties and a background in non-profit management blended with a love for Idaho’s great outdoors.  When she's not working to inspire the community about IRU you'll find her rafting, paddle boarding or camping with her family.



Greg Stahl, Communications and Research Director (

Greg advances awareness of IRU’s advocacy and programs and keeps the IRU community knowledgeable about the issues. IRU’s resident salmon guru, Greg also helps lead IRU’s program to recover endangered salmon.



Ava Isaacson, Conservation Associate (

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Ava Nora Isaacson works directly in IRU’s conservation program, and provides avenues for continued educational outreach opportunities in Boise, and around the State. Ava received her MS in 2017 from the University of Idaho’s McCall Outdoor Science School. You can find her hiking the foothills or fly fishing any of the local rivers, and someday, behind the oars of her very own raft.


Jenni Jordan, Membership Coordinator (

Jenni coordinates IRU’s membership and fundraising events, as well as leads IRU’s database implementation efforts. A native Idahoan, Jenni is a long-time advocate for Idaho’s rivers.





Regan Boultinghouse, Administrative Coordinator (

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Regan keeps the IRU staff and office in order. She also employs her considerable creative talents to help build interpretive and development materials that promote the organization and its mission.