Heather Ebba Maib – Associate Director
Heather Ebba Maib is the Nations Associate Director. She has been a member of the Nations team since September 2012 and, until recently, served Lakeside and Potlatch High Schools. Heather earned her undergraduate degree from Washington State University and attended graduate school at Oregon State University. Heather has been at the University of Idaho since 2009, and since 2005, has worked in student services at 3 4-year universities. A first-generation college student herself, Heather’s passion is to help the next generation of students find their path to a college degree. Outside of work, Heather stays busy by chasing her 3-year-old son.
Karen Krier – Program Coordinator
Karen Krier is the Community Outreach Coordinator for Nations Upward Bound. She serves the students at Potlatch High School and Lakeside High School. She earned a BA in History and International Studies from University of Idaho. She holds an MA in Political Science from California State University, Chico. She also earned an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Karen enjoys working with the students and helping them to reach educational and career goals. In Karen’s spare time, she loves traveling and photography.