News from LINC

Meet LINC’s New Executive Director: Jeremy Maxand

Jeremy grew ump in a small island community in Southeast Alaska and has used a manual wheelchair since 1989. He moved to Idaho in the early nineties to attend Boise State University, where he earned undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice Administration and Sociology, and a graduate degree in Applied Historical Research. Jeremy holds a certificate from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute, and from the Great Plains ADA Center and University of Missouri’s College of Human & Environmental Sciences, School of Architectural Studies, ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program.

Jeremy brings twenty years of nonprofit management experience to LINC, with 10 years in executive leadership and three decades in self-advocacy. Most recently, he was an emergency preparedness program specialist with the Idaho State Independent Living Council, working with local, state, and federal emergency management and public health partners to improve disaster response and recovery for people with disabilities. Previously, Jeremy served as Executive Director of the Snake River Alliance, Life’s Kitchen, and Engage Idaho/Votes Idaho, all nonprofits based in Boise.

For the past several years, Jeremy has been a strong advocate for more inclusive and accessible communities through his work as a member of the Valley Regional Transit Advisory Council, the City of Boise ADA Parking Advisory Committee, and the Ada County Highway District ADA Advisory Committee. He is a former member of the City of Boise Open Space and Clean Water Advisory Council and the Boise Ridge to Rivers 10-Year Master Planning Committee where he advocated for accessible open space and trails. He’s a founding board member of the Idaho Access Project and currently the board secretary for Idaho Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.

Jeremy and his wife Maria live in southeast Boise with their cats. Cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family keep them busy.

LINC has three offices to serve you.

1182 Eastland Drive North
Suite C
Twin Falls ID 83301
(208) 733-1712 VOICE
(208) 733-7711 TDD

1878 West Overland Road
Boise ID 83705
(208) 336-3335 VOICE
(208) 336-3335 TDD
(208) 384-5037 FAX

703 S. Kimball Ave
Caldwell ID 83605
(208) 454-5511 VOICE
(208) 454-5511 TDD
(208) 454-5515 FAX