Irma Morin has served the Community Council of Idaho, Inc. for 27 years and has been the CEO for the last 13 years. Previously, she served as finance director for 10 years and as an accountant for four years.
Irma has been married to her high school sweetheart, Anthony Morin, for 28 years and is the proud mother of three kids (Amadeo-25, Victoria-23, and Frank-19). Irma was born in Caldwell, a daughter of former migrant farmworkers, and as a child participated in the migrant and seasonal head start program with CC Idaho. She assisted her family as a farmworker for five years until her junior year in high school, this helped her qualify for the extended education program at CC Idaho and received assistance for tuition and books during her post-secondary education at Boise State University. After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Accounting, she dedicated her career to giving back to the organization and community.
Currently, she serves as treasurer for the MAFO Board of Directors, a national partnership of farmworker organizations. She currently serves as the president of the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association Board of Directors; as a member of Community Advisory Council of the San Francisco Federal Reserve; treasurer of the Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho Board of Directors; and as a member of the Idaho Community Response Team. She previously served six years as an affiliate council member representing the far west region for UnidosUS, she served seven years as the treasurer of the Idaho Hispanic Caucus Institute of Research and Education Board of Directors and she served 11 years as a member of Western Alliance for Farmworker Advocates Board of Directors.
Irma is responsible for leading the organization through its revitalization project at El Milagro Housing, an affordable housing community for 104 low-income families in Twin Falls including the construction of a Community Campus. She’s responsible for leading and ensuring the sustainability of its newest department at CC Idaho, Familias Unidas, an immigration legal services program, the newest department within the organization and the only program with no federal or state funding. She is responsible for the oversite of all operations and the administration of this $22.5 million budget nonprofit organization. The largest non-profit serving the Latino Community, primarily farmworkers in Idaho.