Organization and Classification
The legal name of this Charter School is Sage International School of Boise, A Public Charter School, Inc. The Board of Directors oversee the operation of two charter schools, Sage International School, located in Boise, Idaho and Forge International School, located in Middleton, Idaho.

For purposes of all sections and provisions of these Board Policies, the term ‘The Network Schools’ applies to each public charter school governed by the Sage International School Board of Directors. Accordingly, these policies apply equally and fully to each such public charter school, currently Forge International and Sage International schools. 

Board of Directors

Sage International School is governed by a volunteer board. The Sage Board has a broad mix of professional skills and experiences including legal, education, business, marketing, and finance.

Please contact Dani Zwolfer, Board Clerk, for any questions or concerns,

Mike Lawrence ~ Chair

Mike is a partner at the Boise law firm, Givens Pursley and his focus is in the areas of water, environmental and administrative law. While in law school, Mike worked for the Fish and Wildlife Division of Bonneville Power Administration's Office of General Counsel. For many years prior to that, he guided rivers in Idaho, Washington and Oregon. Mike still enjoys spending time on rivers and in the mountains with his wife and two children.

Blake Youde ~ Vice Chair

Blake is currently the founder of a legislative strategy group that serves a variety of private and nonprofit organizations. He has also served as the Chief Communications and Legislative Affairs Officers at the Idaho State Board of Education. In 2013, Blake served as the Executive Director of ACCESS Academics in St. Louis, which is a nonprofit organization that ensures social and economically disadvantaged students have access to top quality education.


Bryan Moore ~ Board Member, past Chair

Bryan graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Economics and from Duquesne University with an MBA. Bryan has worked in the commercial banking industry for the past 19 years with national and regional banks. He has served on the boards of Idaho Wild Sheep Foundation and the Treasure Valley chapter of Safari Club International as well as volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.

He and his wife have 3 children attending Sage International. Bryan enjoys any outdoor activity which will take him on an adventure.

Hannah Seeley ~ Treasurer

Hannah graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelors in Accounting and University of Washington with a Masters in Taxation. She became a CPA in 2008 and currently works in the tax department at Micron Technology. She loves outdoor adventures and foodie destinations near and far.

Paul Fleming ~ Board Member

Paul is an account manager for the Boise Metro Chamber and is responsible for recruiting new members along with finding sponsors and advertisers for the Chamber's events and programs. He is in his 5th year with the Chamber. Prior to his current position, Paul spent 20 years in the food and beverage industry; 15 years with Albertsons and 5 years with CSB, a beverage wholesaler. Paul serves on the North Boise Little League Board of Directors as a coaching coordinator. 

Paul is from the Pacific Northwest and has lived in Idaho since 1991. He is married with 3 children who attend Sage. Paul and his family love to go camping, biking and doing most anything outdoors.

Maureen Seidel ~ Board Member

Maureen Seidel is the Data Coach for the Payette School District working directly with the Superintendent providing training with teachers. In her most recent role, she worked as an Assistant Professor at Northwest Nazarene University in the Center for Professional Development and oversaw DoceĊ Programming. Maureen has more than 18 years of teaching experience here in the Treasure Valley and has an innovative mind for engaging students in the learning process She works with educators in school districts on ways to successfully integrate 21st Century practices into the classroom setting. Previously to working at NNU, she taught kindergarten, 1st grade, and Title 1. Maureen has her Master’s in Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation from Northwest Nazarene University.

Maureen and her husband Brian reside in Middleton and have 4 children: Colin, Curtis, Cameron, and Claire. They are an active family. You can often find them out on the lake wakeboarding, at Bogus snowboarding, on the baseball field, at the local golf course, or tennis courts.

Bill Carter ~ Board Member

Bill is one of the original Sage founders and a former Board member.  He is a graduate of Boise State University and University of Idaho School of Law.  Over the past 25 years, Bill has worked as a corporate lawyer for Albertsons and Chief Legal Officer and Global Regulatory Compliance Officer for a Boise based e-commerce company.  As a business entrepreneur, Bill started a successful digital advertising firm, a law firm that represented some of Boise's largest companies and a commercial real estate development company.  Bill has represented and served on the board for numerous non-profit organizations.  Bill and his wife Rochelle live in Boise and have three girls attending Sage.

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