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SCA  Executive Director  Search

At their September 18, 2018 meeting, the SCA Board established an Ad Hoc committee to begin the process of finding a new SCA Executive Director.  This task, deemed to be our highest priority by the Governance Committee, focuses on finding suitable candidates to fill this important leadership position.

This search could take some time, but the SCA Board wants to make sure that we find the right person to be our new Executive Director.   Please contact any SCA Board Member or Ad Hoc Committee Chair Eleanor Hungate-Jones if you have any questions or if you are aware of any potential candidates for the Executive Director position.  Eleanor can be reached at

Linda Check, Office Manager

Linda Check, SCA’s Office Manager, joined our staff in 2015 and works out of our Priest River, Idaho office. Linda is an experienced payroll administrator, Quickbooks expert, and office manager. Prior to joining the SCA staff, Linda managed staff and payroll for as many as 3,500 employees in 37 states. She has previously worked for Litehouse Foods and Coldwater Creek in Sandpoint, Idaho, and Safetyline Inc. in Priest River. For the SCA, Linda handles phone and email messages, mailings, promotional material development, meeting minutes, payroll, and accounting. She keeps all grant accounting records and prepares draft reports and meeting minutes for the Executive Director’s review.

Rosemary Yocum, Fiduciary Agent

Rosemary, a certified bookkeeper, recently retired from her final career choice as a bookkeeper and small business consultant. In her first career incarnation, she worked as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist at rural hospital labs, having received a Bachelors’ of Bacteriology and Public Health from WSU. She later earned a Masters’ of Acupuncture degree from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and with that, she opened and operated an acupuncture clinic in Priest River. Now she raises chickens and rescued dogs at MeadowBrook Farm north of Priest River, ID.

Cheryl Moody, Volunteer