IATP Board Members


Petya Stoyanova-Johnson

Petya Stoyanova-Johnson – President of Idaho Association of TRIO Professionals
Director, TRIO Educational Talent Search, Boise State University






Holly Edwards – Past-President of Idaho Association of TRIO ProfessionalsHolly Edwards, IATP Past-President
Director, TRIO Student Support Services, North Idaho College

I have been working in TRIO for 8 years in the Student Support Services program at North Idaho College.
My favorite aspect of working in TRIO is that this work is so fulfilling. Whether it is supporting a student to improve opportunities for themselves and their families through education; engaging with my TRIO colleagues through professional development; or carrying forward the spirit of TRIO as a social justice movement, the work is always meaningful.


Heather Cooper – Secretary
Advisor/Coordinator, TRIO Upward Bound, Idaho State University,

I am an alum of Idaho state University’s (ISU) TRIO Upward Bound and Student Support Services programs.  I have been working as an adviser/coordinator for ISU Upward Bound program for the last five years. My favorite aspect of working in TRIO is that I get to help students work towards achieving their goals every day.



Ryan Brevik, IATP Treasurer

Ryan Brevik – Treasurer
Educational Specialist, TRIO Rising Scholars Boise State University

I have been working for the TRIO Rising Scholars Program (a TRIO SSS Program) at Boise State University, for 2 years. My favorite aspect of working in TRIO is how satisfying it is to really impact other peoples’ lives and help students accomplish their academic goals. TRIO students and colleagues are my second family; it’s an amazing feeling when we work together to improve educational opportunities for all. How lucky am I to work for such an empowering organization!