The Ethos Project Executive Board is comprised of diverse and talented undergraduate students at Boise State University. These students are the driving force behind the creation, selection and implementation of the annual Ethos Project Symposium and Workshops.
Kelsea Donahue Executive Director
Kelsea is a Senior at Boise State majoring in both English, with a literature emphasis, and also Environmental Studies. This is Kelsea's second year as the Ethos Project's Executive Director. After graduating Kelsea plans to apply to Law School where she hopes to go into Environmental Law. Kelsea's passions include working with the community on adressing community issues, working with the Ethos Project, her academic work, and volunteering with environmental organizations to further strengthen Idaho's incredible outdoor attributes. Kelsea's interests include reading as much as she can, running, spending time with family, and simply enjoying the great outdoors.
Sophia is a freshman at Boise State but a sophomore in credit. She is majoring in psychology with a minor in Spanish and hopes to attend medical school after graduating. Born and raised in northern Utah, her first move was to Boise. In between work and school, Sophia likes to write poetry and watch movies with her amazing roommates. She is passionate about self-growth and building relationships with others through service.
Zach Harbauer is a senior psychology student at Boise State. Prior to becoming the assistant director of the Ethos Project, he was a speaker at the first Symposium. Integrating spoken word poetry alongside statistical evidence he gave a compelling speech on the issue of mental health. As a student advocate his focus on student voice was a natural fit with the Ethos Project. He believes that all students have expertise and that they don’t have to wait until they graduate to pursue their passions. He is currently employed at Trailhead where he is in the center of innovation and collaboration in Boise. He spends his free time playing video games, writing poetry and fanboying over Star Wars.
Savannah Willits is a junior at Boise State majoring in Urban Studies and Community Development. She is a Boise-native, and believes she couldn't live without a desert nearby. Savannah plans to attend graduate school to study urban informatics. She is passionate about cultivating community and learning from others at the Ethos Project. Savannah other interests include volunteering at the Intensive English Program, concerts at the knitting factory, attending local poetry slams, and brunch with friends.
We are always welcoming new members to the Ethos Project! If you like what our organization does, and want to find more ways to be involved, contact Kelsea Donahue at email@example.com
Faculty Advisor Dr. Kelly Myers
Dr. Myers acts as the Faculty Advisor for The Ethos Project. Being an advisor is an important commitment that Boise State staff and faculty can make to student leaders.
Dr. Myers received the Advisor of the Year Award at the 2016 Campus Awards. Myers was nominated for the award by numerous students. 2016 Ethos Project Executive Director Rae Felte wrote that Myers “is the definition of persistence, drive and compassion. She recognizes the potential that undergraduates have and celebrates their ideas.”