Jennifer Woods (Center) presents Idaho Export Council Certificates to returning members, Daniel Faricy and Karen Jones.

Jennifer Woods Welcomes New and Renewed Members to the 2024 IDEC

Jennifer Woods the new Director of the U.S. Commercial Service office in Idaho recent welcomed new and renewing members to the 2024 Idaho District Export Council (IDEC). IDEC members are appointed to four year terms by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, an office currently held by The Honorable Gina Raimondo

Closely affiliated with the U.S. Commerce Department’s Export Assistance Centers and the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, over 60 DECs throughout the country support the U.S. Government’s export promotion efforts. Approximately 1,500 DEC members volunteer their time and specialized expertise to help businesses establish or increase export sales. This improves U.S. economic growth and creates new and higher-paying jobs for their communities.

 IDEC members are industry and service provider professionals who contribute leadership and international trade expertise to complement the export promotion efforts of the U.S. Commercial Service. IDEC members are volunteers who receive no compensation for their participation in DEC activities or reimbursement for travel and other personal expenses.

Visit the IDEC Members Page to learn more about new and renewing IDEC members.

New members include:

  • Shane Hamblin of Zions Bank

  • Ammon Hansen of Kirton McConkie

  • Gary Tucker of studio\Blu at Boise State

DEC Members renewing their memberships include:

  • Kirk Adams of FedEx

  • Rendi Bell (Vice Chair) of UPS

  • Tracy Day of Boise State

  • Daniel Faricy of  Yamada Consulting Group

  • Laura Johnson of the Idaho Department of Agriculture

  • Karen Jones of Boise State

  • Alison Kelsey (Former Chair) of Rekluse

  • Kristin Kyle-McQuesten (Treasure) of Banner Bank

  • Denisse Macias of Berkshire Hathaway/Silverhawk Realty

  • Patricia McCarthy of Impello Global

  • Ernesto Pinal of Maximage Data Systems

  • Rachel Pusch of Riverstone International School

  • Nancy Richardson of Idaho Tourism

  • Derek Rose of AERO Specialties, Inc.

  • Mathew Smith of Hamilton Manufacturing

  • Rich Stuppy of Kount an Equifax Company

  • Gerd Uitdewilligen (Chairman) of Copeland

  • Ann Wood of High Point Aerotechnologies

IDEC members talk international trade over Puerto Rican food during a group luncheon at the Wepa Cafe in Garden City, Idaho.

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