Board of Directors

The CATCH, Inc. Board of Directors is comprised of local community leaders who have been instrumental to the development and success of the program. Representing diverse sectors of the community, including government, housing, business, and congregations of faith, Board members share a passion for the mission of re-housing homeless families.

Andrew Kukla
CATCH, Inc. Board President
Pastor, First Presbyterian Church Boise

andrew kuklaAndrew came to Boise in 2012 after serving a congregation in Florida for 8 years.  He did his undergraduate work in Philosophy at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.  Andrew quickly became acquainted with First Presbyterian’s long history of support to CATCH and is happy to serve as a faith representative to the CATCH Board living out the calling to love neighbors as ourselves by feeding, clothing, housing, and visiting our brothers and sisters who find themselves in a time of need. Andrew lives in Boise with his wife Caroline and four young and very energetic children.

Bruce MacMahon
Director of Accounting, Idaho Power

bruce macmahonAfter graduating from Saint Mary's College of California in 1983 with an accounting degree, Bruce has been a senior finance leader for various entities within the IDACORP group of companies since 1996, and as the Director of Accounting, Bruce is responsible for oversight of the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of the company's responsibilities as a publicly traded corporation. From 2007-2011, Bruce was the President of Idacorp Financial Services, with oversight for a $200 million portfolio of tax credit investments - primarily fund investments in low-income housing apartment complexes, but also a direct investor in a handful of local properties in Idaho. Bruce has been married to Valerie for 29 years and has five children, ranging from 16 to 26 in age.

Lanette Marcum
Vice-President & CRA Officer, Mountain West Bank

lanetteLanette Marcum has been in banking for 30 years in various capacities and is currently the Vice President/CRA/Compliance Officer for Mountain West Bank. She has served as the Compliance Officer for the last 10 years for Mountain West Bank, and took on the additional role of CRA Officer in 2006. As the CRA Officer, Lanette became acquainted with the CATCH program in its very early development and remains an avid supporter for the program. Lanette has served on numerous boards for community organizations over the past 20 years and brings a lot of experience and commitment to helping them succeed.

Zach Bethel
Relationship Manager, Washington Trust Bank

ZachBorn and raised in Boise, Zach grew up with a love for the great outdoors. The amazing mountains surrounding the valley, along with all the outdoor activities available within thirty minutes, make Boise a place he plans on calling home for life. Helping Idahoans pass on this wonderful way of life is important to Zach. He and his wife, Robin, welcomed their son, Gabriel, into the world in January of 2014. Aside from spending time with his wife and son, his free time is spent playing soccer, skiing, mountain biking, golfing, rock climbing, hiking, and camping. Zach is a Founding Member and the President of the Boise State College of Business and Economics Alumni Chamber, an active member on the Leadership Team for Boise Young Professionals, and will be the treasurer for CATCH, Inc. starting 2018. As a Relationship Manager for Washington Trust Bank, it is Zach’s focus to assist clients with their financial planning, estate planning, and investment management to help preserve wealth, reduce risk, and pass on a legacy to their heirs. A graduate of Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics (COBE) with a Bachelor of Business Administration, emphasis on Marketing, he is a Bronco for Life.

Argia Beristain
Development Director, Boise State University

ArgiaArgia is a Development Director at Boise State University supporting the College of Business and Economics and the Honors College. Argia has been a professional fundraiser for over 15 years supporting non-profits and universities in Seattle, Las Vegas, Washington, DC and Boise. Argia was the Director of the Basque Soccer Friendly in July 2015 a professional soccer game to raise funds for the Basque Studies program at Boise State and youth soccer throughout Idaho. Argia holds a bachelor of arts and science in political science and gender studies from the University of Washington and a master in Basque studies from the Universidad del Pais Vasco. Argia also serves as adjunct lecturer in Basque Studies at Boise State. Argia is proud to be on the Board of Directors of CATCH and is committed to helping end homelessness in our community.

Stephen Packer
Anesthesiologist, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

StephenSteve was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah in a large family and spent two years as a volunteer missionary in Santiago, Chile prior to his professional education. Steve completed his residency training in anesthesiology and practices locally. He and his wife Amy have four children that are busy with Boy Scouts, sports, dance, and piano which generates many chauffeuring trips back and forth. They enjoy working on their hobby farm with a variety of animals and a large garden. They also enjoy camping, outings, and spending time serving within their faith and community.