Breland.Bio_ Breland Draper, Staff Director 

Breland started with IORC in April 2013. He has previously worked for several non-profits, with an emphasis in food security and sustainable agriculture. He is a third generation Idahoan with no plans to leave. Breland grew up in in southern Idaho and now calls Boise home. He graduated with a BA in Environmental Studies from the College of Idaho in 2008. Breland lives in Boise with his wife Cassandra, his son Charlie, and their two husky/German shepherd mixes Layla and Lakota.


Doug Paddock, Field Organizer

Doug is a Boise-based organizer focusing on protecting Idaho from irresponsible oil & gas development and is staff for the the Weiser River Resource Council.  His responsibilities also include coordinating its work in the Idaho legislature, database & communications, and office administration.  He started at IORC in October if 2014.

Doug is a graduate of Boise State University.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy and a B.A. in History.  He was raised in the Wood River Valley where he enjoyed skiing and mountain biking.  You may contact Doug at