Paint Magic was incorporated on July 24, 1986. It was formed to use volunteers to "coordinate exterior beautification on the homes of senior citizens within the Magic Valley of Idaho." Itís initial registered agent was G. Kent Taylor (Public Accountant) of Twin Falls. Cliff Snider, Idaho Power, was also instrumental in the new program.
There were 12 incorporators:
Ed Bulgin, Amalgamated Sugar Company
Richard Boyd, College of Southern Idaho, Office on Aging
G. Kent Taylor, P.A.
Greg Lovell, Idaho First National Bank
Jack Miller, Idaho Power Co.
Michael McBride, Independent Meat Co.
Dennis Conrad, KLIX Radio
Penne Main, KMVT
Rosemary Laufenburg, Magic Valley Regional Medical Center
Louise Slater, Mountain Bell
Wiley Dodds, Times News
Curtis Eaton, Twin Falls Bank & Trust
The initial Board of Directors was comprised of "one designated representative of each sponsor organization." They were identical to the incorporators.
1986 Jack Miller, Idaho Power
1987 Dick Boyd, CSI, Office On Aging
1988 John Bingham, Magic Valley Regional Medical Center
1989 Dennis Conrad, MacDonaldís Insurance
1990 Marty McClellan, West One Bank
1991 Zandra Edwards, U.S. West Communications
1992 Carla Switzer, KLIX Radio
1993 Janet Zimmerman, CSI, Office on Aging
1994 Peter York, The Times-News
1995 Steven Muse, Idaho Power
1996 Ron Rasmussen, First Federal Savings Bank
1997 Dave Cox, Sears
1998 Robert Clancy, Twin Stop
1999 Shey Patterson, Coldwell Banker
2000 Mary Fort, First Federal Savings Bank
2001 Chris Bell, Idaho Power
2002 Leslie Collings, The Times-News
2003 Jim Fields, South Central Community Action Agency
2004 Paul Johnson, KMVT Television
2005 Darla Brownsfield, Argo Co.
2006 Della Milam, Cactus Petes
2007 Paul Johnson, KMVT
2008 Ken Robinette, South Central Community Action Partnerships
2009 Ken Robinette, South Central Community Action Partnerships
2010 Ken Robinette, South Central Community Action Partnerships
Membership in Paint Magic is open to any individual who subscribes to the purposes and basic policies of the Paint Magic corporation (Bylaws - Art II, Sec 1). The Bylaws do not require any dues for membership, and the Board of Directors can elect anyone to membership (Art III, Sec 5). An annual meeting shall usually be held in the first week of each December, where the members shall elect the Board of Directors (Art IV, Sec 1). Officers shall be elected annually by the Board of Directors at their first meeting (Art VII, Sec 2). (This could be immediately after the annual membership meeting.) None of the officers need to be a director (Art VII, Sec 1).
Starting in 1986 with 20 houses, through 2002 Paint Magic Volunteers have painted 433 houses for seniors. During this time, thousands of volunteers have shared their time, energy and good will for the benefit of older citizens of our communities.