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Idaho  America Staff

Idaho America Pageants honor + empower a community of women with inner beauty, those who are dedicated to community service, + who choose to use their crown + title for a purpose.

The Idaho America staff strives to provide a healthy + positive environment for all contestants, + puts self-love at the forefront of importance. We are proud of the sisterhood that has been established thus far, + take pride in the bonds + friendships that continue to grow.


Griffen Turnbull

Griffen is a native to beautiful North Idaho, alongside her husband of over 8 years. Together they share a daughter, Joey Dawn who is as adventerous as her mom + dad.

When Griffen isn't doing pageant stuff; you can find her fly fishing, camping, + exploring the mountains in the warmer months.

She has been involved with numerous non-profits + organizations around Idaho + Washington for several years, + has helped these organizations to reach their maximum potential + goals for the year. Griffen is a board of director for The Children's Village, + is also a chairman for the Village's main event; that hosts over 600 guests each year.

It's safe to say that she loves to stay busy! Griffen is a real estate agent, + owns her own home staging company - Styled by Griff. Being around people is her more favorite thing in the world. Since handing over her title of Mrs. Idaho America 2021; she is honored + thrilled to be a director for the Mrs. Idaho America Pageants Organization + continue her work in pageantry.

Marie Widmyer

Marie has been married to her Prince Charming, + Coeur d'Alene Mayor, Steve, for 35 years. She is the proud mom to four grown children, + two beautiful granddaughters. Growing up in 20 foster homes didn't stop her from pursuing her dreams.

From a young age, Marie had a dream of competing in a pageant, but didn't pursue it because she questioned her purpose in pageantry. Finally, at 50 years old, she competed for the first time. Even though it took her three years, she is proud to have held the distinguished title of Mrs. Idaho American 2021. Gaining wisdom through these experiences; a message, + a purpose sparked; to not let negative past experiences predict future success. Marie now uses her previous title, + life story to inspire others to GRAB hold of their dreams.

Marie is excited to continue her work in pageantry, alongside continuing to inspire the future classes, + women of the Mrs. Idaho Organization.

Timi  Marsh

A true homegrown Idahoan through, + through; with her love for the outdoors, motorsports, + of course pageantry - Timi is thrilled to be a part of the Mrs. Idaho America Pageants team. She married her best friend, J.D. Marsh, in October of 2022. + thanks the Lord every single day for blessing her life with him.

Timi has always been a team player - from growing up playing softball competitively, helping out with her family's Snocross + Off-Road racing teams, to making some of her closest friends through pageantry, + community service throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

After her Miss Idaho for America 2021 reign, Timi jumped right into the thick of wedding planning, + shortly after was offered the position as a director for the Mrs. Idaho America Pageants Organization - in which she gladly accepted. Getting to continue working alongside her sister queens is a dream come true!

Aside from her involvement with the organization; she is a small business owner of Harlee Jane - an online women's boutique, + The Holiday Home - specializing in all things decor, a devoted wife to her husband J.D., a firm believer in Christ, + a full time pet mom to her two dogs, (now) three cats, + two mini pigs. 

Misty Pentelute - Kesler

Misty was crowned Mrs. Idaho America in 2014; she knows the responsibility, + what an honor it is to represent your state + the fabulous women in it at Mrs. America.


Her Husband of 19 years, Brett + their 4 involved children live in Rexburg, where they own the first snow + wakeboarding cable park in the U.S. - The Cable Factory.


Teaching has always been a passion of hers since College where she graduated in Dance Education from S.U.U. Misty loves to teach young girls + women how to reach their full potential, + as a Director of Madison’s Distinguished Young Women Program, Miss Hillcrest, + Miss Madison Pageant she knows a thing or two about it.


Whether it is directing for the last 12 years, stage-managing, or choreographing opening numbers Misty loves all things pageant, + is excited to continue her journey with the Idaho America Pageant Organization.

Kinsley Larsen

Kinsley had the opportunity to be crowned the first Miss Idaho for America, where she went on to place in the Top 15 at nationals. Kinsley's love for pageants began when she first competed in Distinguished Young Women, + she has not been able to stay away from the stage since!


Whether she is competing, directing, or teaching she loves every part. Since passing off her title of Miss Idaho for America she co-directs a local high school pageant, Miss Madison, helps with the Distinguished Young Women program, + judges other pageants around the state of Idaho.


Kinsley married her husband Taylor in May of 2020, + they have since moved to the small town of Rigby, Idaho with the newest addition of their baby boy.


Kinsley's roots for Idaho + pageantry run deep, + she is thrilled to have the opportunity to assist with the Mrs. Idaho America, American + Miss Idaho for America Strong pageants.

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