Jason has lived in Coeur d’Alene for almost 20 years. He is a Father of 4, local business owner, and has over 35 years of skateboarding under his belt. His focus with this group is to ensure the next generation has a positive place to skate and bike. He believes that youth activities like skateboarding and biking built resilient, confident youth that will benefit our community for years to come.
Nathan "Ope" Baker
A North Idaho native and skateboarder in north Idaho for 30 years. local business owner. A father of two whom shares his passion for skateboarding with his son. Fueled by a great appreciation for the years he spent skateboarding at the Coeur d A’lene skatepark, He has been part of the effort to make the new Coeur d A’lene skatepark a reality for seven years.
Known as " The nicest guy in skateboarding" Greg was born and raised in the Western Washington. His uncle gifted him a skateboard at age 7, from that day on the board has never been far from his reach. Greg believes that a new skatepark can be a positive place for families to go and enjoy. His family of 5 are always on the move to find the region's raddest skatepark and can't wait to stake that claim here in Coeur D' Alene.
James Brighter, an expert in organization, is the secretary of the North Idaho Skate Park Association. While working with the North Idaho Skate Park Association, James is employed at Pyramid Printing as a Graphic Artist. James graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School and attended courses at North Idaho College in art and general education. When he isn’t behind a computer monitor writing for the CDA SKK8 PRK newsletter or working on media projects, he can be seen skateboarding around Coeur d’Alene or at home immersed in books.
Brian, a father of five children, has lived in the Coeur d' Alene area for most of the last twenty years. He has worked with youth and teens in many different settings. As a mental health counselor, in the school system, with at risk youth, and as a youth pastor for over twenty years. And has been skateboarding for over 30 years. That passion and commitment for skating and helping the youth in our area is what fuels his involvement in this organization. A desire to see this community grow. To provide a positive outlet and avenues for expression that build experiences that empower young people to positively impact their community. Lessons he has learn through skateboarding.
Scott Ansel is the Founder of Northwest Pet Resort and Northwest Pet Life. Entrepreneur and Innovator in the Pet industry, Scott values community and helping others. Charitable Organizations, Supporting Pet Rescue and Fundraising for local causes are high on his list of focus to maintain the wonderful region he grew up in.