RLT Board and Advisory Committee Information BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Leah Wigren (Board Chair)
Leah is a Criminal Defense Attorney. J.D., New York Law School; M.S.W, Hunter College School of Social Work, New York, NY; M.A. In Media Innovation Candidate, UNR; B.A., University of St.
Thomas, St. Paul, MN. Memberships: Master Level, Bruce R. Thompson Chapter Inns of Court (Legal Education organization); Board of Directors, Nevada Legal Services, serving indigent citizens of Nevada; CERT - Community Emergency Response Team - run by the Washoe County Sheriff's Dept.; Criminal Justice Act panel of appointed counsel for Federal District of Nevada;
Committee for Oversight of Appointed Conflict Counsel, Washoe County.
Maxine Harmatta (Vice Chair)
Maxine is a retired Finance, Information Systems and Human Resource executive. She studied Art History at the University of Nebraska, obtained a Bachelor's Business from the University of New Mexico and later her CMA certification. During her professional career, Maxine led
Finance, IT, HR and Tax departments for both international and domestic manufacturing companies. Maxine's work with non-profits has included board positions with Reno Little Theater, The Nevada Opera, Art Touring, and the Utah Children's Museum.
Jeff Chamberlin (Treasurer)
Jeff is the Vice President of Operations for Granite Peak Management, a property management company at Lake Tahoe. He received his MBA from University of Nevada, Reno in 2015 and is currently studying for a Master's Degree in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston - School of Technology. Jeff has been actively involved in theater for over 40 years. He has been involved with RLT since 2008 and currently serves as the Board Treasurer.
Moira Bengochea (Secretary)
Retired from the world of professional acting, Moira is now a full-time volunteer. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Adriano is currently an assistant professor of acting in the Department of Theatre and Dance at UNR. He previously taught at the University of West Georgia, Arizona State, and New School for Arts & Academics. He is also a certified assistant teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and the Director of Technology for the Voice & Speech Trainer's Association (VASTA). In addition to his role as a board member for RLT, Adi serves as the Resident Vocal Coach.
Sherry is a local real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Drysdale Properties.
She holds a Masters of Science in Apparel and Textile Merchandising and is involved with the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada as an active volunteer.
Kasondra is a Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services. She holds her Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of Nevada, Reno and Associate of Applied Arts in Acting from KD College of Film and Dramatic Arts.
Anthony is in his final year of service on RLT's Board after serving for two terms. He has acted and directed for the theater, as well as volunteered as an Usher, Box Office Rep, and
Concessions Lead. His career in radio marketing and sales made him the perfect candidate for Publicity Chair in 2014-2016. He currently works in Sales and Leasing at Bill Pearce Honda.
Nettie is an IT consultant. She holds a BA in Chemistry and an AAS in Computer Science. Reno Little Theater Board, Reno Arts & Culture Commissioner, Reno Public Art Committee Chair, Pioneer Center Board, Doral Academy Board, KNPB Community Advisor, CFWN Caregiver Support Steering Com, CFWN Endowment Steering Committee.
Deanna Podstawa is a radio personality on Alice 96.5, with the Bill Deanna, and RJ Morning Show. She moved to the west coast from New Jersey and has been in Reno since 2016. She is a graduate of Montclair State University’s Theater and Dance program and holds a B.A. in Theater Studies. She has been involved in theater both behind the scenes and on the stage since her teen years, the last three years of which have been at various theaters in Reno, including RLT.
Michael Ruepp is a General Contractor of Ruepp Construction Inc with over a decade of experience in construction and remodeling. He has earned a business degree from Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village. He has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since 1997 and is a transplant from New Jersey. In his time away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and 3 year old twin girls.
RLT Committees Budget & Finance Chair: Jeff Chamberlin
Members: Maxine Harmatta, Leah Wigren, Kirk Gardner, Mike Ruepp, Melissa Taylor
Human Resources Chair: Maxine Harmatta
Members: Leah Wigren, Jeff Chamberlin, Adriano Cabral, Melissa Taylor Governance
Chair: Leah Wigren
Members: Nettie Oliverio, Anthony Mendoza, Moira Bengochea, Melissa Taylor Development
Members: Nettie Oliverio, Deanna Podstawa, Sherry Christopher, Melissa Taylor Play Selection
Chair: Adriano Cabral
Members: Melissa Taylor, Chad Sweet, Moira Bengochea, James Mardock, Samantha Gonzales
Build Our Center – Northern Nevada Pride City of Reno – Arts and Culture Commission Event Grant Application Build Our Center, Inc.
Board of Directors
Jeromy Manke, President
Jeromy Manke is the President of Build Our Center, Inc., a 501(c)3, non-profit organization, which runs northern Nevada’s LGBTQ community center, Our Center. He has also served as Chair of Northern Nevada Pride, since its launch in 2014. In the past, he has volunteered for multiple LGBTQ organizations, including starting his high school’s Gay-Straight Alliance and leading the Queer Student Union at the University of Nevada Reno.
Jeromy serves on the board of the Reno-Tahoe Young Professionals Network, where he chairs the Twenty Under 40 committee that honors outstanding young professionals in the area. He was recognized as a Twenty Under 40 Award recipient in 2016.
His chosen profession is in Human Resources, where he has worked in both consulting and internal capacities for companies in varied industries. Jeromy and his husband, Brian Jensen, opened Jensen & Co. Salon in 2016.
Meredith Tanzer, Vice President
Meredith Tanzer is the Vice President of Build Our Center, Inc. She joined the board in 2011 and has served in that capacity since. She serves as the CommUNITY Pride Parade Director and Special Events Coordinator for Northern Nevada Pride.
She has been a community builder for over 20 years. Her interest with LGTBQ+ and at-risk youth began while owning a business in downtown Reno and working with youth agencies.
Meredith is the event organizer of HUD Homeless Youth Point-In-Time Count.
She sits on the Artown Board and was awarded with the Reno City Super Hero Award in 2018.
Todd Eikelberger, Secretary/Treasurer
Todd Eikelberger serves as both the Secretary and Treasuer of the Build Our Center, Inc. He joined the board in 2014 and has served in multiple capacities. He is the co-Director of the Northern Nevada Pride Administration and Logistics Committee.
Far from his only volunteer role, Todd currently serves as the Vice President of the Nevada chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Todd works diligently as an attorney for the State of Nevada’s branch of Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers in Carson City, NV.
SIERRA NEVADA BALLET 2019 BOARD MEMBER LISTING
JOE LESAR (School Teacher)
J.Lesar@washoeschools.net jjjblesar@charter .net
1550 Wyoming Court Reno, NV 89503 C) 775-772-8441 H) 775-747-6601
STEVE PORTER (Pres./Treas.) (Pharmacist In Charge –CA. State Prison)
21 Heath Circle Reno, NV 89509 C) 775-720-5304 H) 775-737-9101
STEWART CHEIFET (International TV Producer) Cheifet@aol.com
1200 Riverside Drive #1265 Reno, NV 89503 650-430-5656
GINA NELSON (Foundation/ SNB Coordinator) Gina704@msn.com
2551 Fern Meadow Cir. Carson City,NV 89703 775-220-4452
LAURIE BERTERO (Accounting/ Property Management/ SNB Production Assistant)
5795 Tappan Drive Reno, NV. 89523 775-830-0645
LINA TANNER (Lawyer) email@example.com
LIDIA STIGLICH (Judge) firstname.lastname@example.org Reno
NANCY GHUSN (Lawyer) email@example.com
Cathy Mercer (Business Consultant) firstname.lastname@example.org
Carson City 775 -354- 3171
SIERRA NEVADA BALLET email@example.com 775-360-8663
NON-VOTING BOARD ROSINE BENA –SNB AD firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVISORY BOARD (Not included in meetings) Susan Boskoff (Former ED Nevada Arts Council) email@example.com
Jan MacKenzie Clark (Guild President) 775-250-8914
ANANDA BENA-WEBER (Dancer, Actress, Solo Performer) firstname.lastname@example.org
Reno, NV and New York, NY 917-331-2773
Christine Fey (Former Manager City of Reno Arts & Culture) email@example.com
GINA KASKIE DAVIS (Director WNPAC) firstname.lastname@example.org Carson City, NV 775-450-4086
ADELA CLARA (Founder Theatre Flamenco) Adela1y2@comcast.net
San Francisco, CA. 415-641-8590
2019 - 2020 Board of Trustees
Barbara Danz Chairman Law (retired)
John Deane Chairman-Elect/Treasurer The Alta Group
Charlotte McConnell Secretary Community Representative
Faciliteq Business Interiors Carole Anderson
Community Representative Kathie Bartlett
Oliver Luxury Real Estate Doug Brewer
Nancy Fennell Dickson Realty Katie O’Neill
Pilot Grove Wayne Prim
Finance/Investment Garrett Sutton
Sutton Law Center
Honorary Life Trustees
Kristen A. Avansino Raymond C. Avansino, Jr.
Bruno Benna Edna Benna Carol Franc Buck John H. O. La Gatta Charles N. Mathewson Peter E. Pool
Wayne L. Prim Fred W. Smith Jan Tarble
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Denise Cashman, Community Representative Mimi Ellis-Hogan, Community Representative Catherine Farahi, Community Representative Susan Fountain, Via Council President Steve Horn, Renown Health
Brian Kennedy, Argonaut LLC
Anne Brockinton Lee, Community Representative Alan Maiss, Finance/Investment/Consulting Lisa Mead, Reno Orthopedic Clinic
George F. Ogilvie III, McDonald Carano Kristi Overgaard, Switch
Michele Quinn, MCQ Fine Art
Peter Pool, Community Representative
Piper Stremmel, PTP Properties/Freelance Writer Joe Wieczorek, Dickson Realty
Colby Williams, Attorney, Campbell & Williams
Lake Mansion, 250 Court St., Reno, NV 89501 Phone/TTY:775-826-6100 FAX:775-337-6107 artsforallnevada.org
Joanne Benz Marketing Research Professional, Haws Corp.
Matt Burak School District Admin., Washoe County School District Michael Edmonson Accountant (CPA), Sierra Nevada Corporation
Allison Gorelick Commercial Real Estate, Principle (leave of absence) Alejandro Sabogal Board Member Owner, Credo Technology (IT)
Charlotte Voitoff Artist, disability advocate
Leah Wittler Banking, Umpqua Bank
Tom Burton Attorney, Reno Law Offices of Snell and Wilmer
Mella Rothwell Harmon Historic Advisor Architectural Historian/Historic Preservation Planner Gayle Kern Legal Advisor Attorney, Kern and Associates, Ltd.
Board Member Secretary Treasurer Board Member Board Member Arts for All Nevada Board of Directors, Advisors
Legal Advisor ADVISORY MEMBERS
Note-Able Music Therapy Services Board of Directors List
Chair: Sandy Jacob
Sandy founded and served as minister for the Centers for Spiritual Living for 17 years. In her capacity as minister she coordinated musical programs and community outreach activities. Sandy has served on the boards of the Girl Scouts of America, Habitat for Humanity, and United Way. She is a longtime supporter of Artown and is very involved in the arts community in Reno.
Treasurer: John Firestone
John Firestone MSW, LADC, has been the executive director for the Life Change Center in Sparks, Nevada since 2012. He is an accreditation surveyor for CARF (Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) International, and is engaged in private practice helping families affected by addiction concerns. John received his master’s degree in social work from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is active in advocacy, and conducts presentations and workshops at various northern Nevada and northern California locations.
Secretary: Theresa Grant
Theresa is one of the founding board members of the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada. She is also a graduate of the Nevada Partners in Policymaking; a leadership-training program designed to increase empowerment and improve advocacy skills. She has a 17-year- old son who is a musician and a 20-year-old son with intellectual/developmental disabilities who has been a participant at NMTS for many years. Theresa is a proud military wife and a strong advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of the community.
Director: Dennis Doty
A physical therapist for more than 40 years, Dennis is the owner of Dennis Doty Physical Therapy, Inc. He has extensive experience working with individuals with disabilities and neurological impairments. Dennis is a former board member of the Silver Dollar Chorus and the Colorado Physical Therapy Association. He is also a singer and performs regularly with the Reno Philharmonic Chorus.
Director: Andy Hughes
Andy is the Director of Admissions and Records at Truckee Meadows Community College. He is a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute, Arizona State University and Argosy University. Andy was born in Nuremberg, Germany and continues to travel regularly. You might also find him on the Tahoe Rim Trail enjoying Nevada’s outdoor gifts. Having played in several bands and after years of working in education, music and helping people are two of his passions
Director: Grady McGrannahan
A native of Reno, Nevada, Grady McGrannahan served ten years as Associate Professor of Low Brass and Associate Director of Bands at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to his tenure in academe, Grady taught band in the Salem-Keizer (Oregon) Public School District.
As a professional trombonist, Grady was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Tallahassee Ballet Orchestra, Reno Jazz Orchestra, Salem Brass Quintet, and Turner Center Jazz Orchestra. He performed with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Columbus Indiana Orchestra, the Nevada Ballet Orchestra, and along artists such as Johnny Mathis, The Temptations, Davis Gaines, Toni Tennile, and Michael Davis. Grady earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Indiana University, Master of Music in trombone performance from Northwestern University, and his Doctorate in music from Florida State University.
Director: Sophie Moeller
Originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Sophie moved to Truckee in 2018, where she began volunteering as a ski instructor for Achieve Tahoe. She continues to volunteer for Achieve Tahoe, and was a camp counselor for Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times in the San
Bernardino Mountains, and coached for Girls on the Run Sierras at Glenshire elementary in Truckee. Sophie also has a love for performing and has performed on stages across the country for 20 years. She is the Community Engagement Coordinator for STEP2, a non-profit agency dedicated to stopping the cycle of addiction in women and children. Since beginning employment at STEP2, she has developed expressive arts workshops, wrote an original STEP2 play in which clients performed at Reno Little Theater, and collaborated on the Lullaby Project with NMTS and the Reno Philharmonic.
NAME TITLE COMPA
NY ADDRESS PHONE
PHONE (EVENIN G)
CELL FAX EMAIL BOARD TERM
Sandy Jacob (Chair)
5380 Simons Dr
Reno, NV 89523
3707 N/A sjacob124@gmail.
June 2016 / May 2019
John Firestone (Treasurer)
The Life Change
Lane Sparks, NV
7436 N/A johnfirestone@tlcc reno.org
July 2018 / June 2021
Theresa Grant (Secretary)
Drive Reno, NV
7245 N/A theresagrant123@
Oct 2017 / Sept 2020 (1st
Dennis Doty (Director)
Doty Physical Therapy
10518 Crystal Bay
Reno, NV 89521
7397 N/A email@example.com
Sept 2016 / Aug 2019 (1st term)
Andy Hughes (Director)
Director of Admissions and Records
Truckee Meadows Communit
455 Camden Alley Reno, NV 89502
2781 N/A firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 2018 / Oct 2021 (1st
McGrannah an (Director)
Law Offices of
Thomas J. Hall
4082 Royal Sage
Drive Reno, NV
9970 N/A email@example.com
Feb 2019 / Jan 2022 (1st
Sophie Moeller (Director)
1233 Blue Lakes Rd Reno, NV 89523
1682 787.945 firstname.lastname@example.org om
July 2018 / June 2021 (1st
Note-Able Music Therapy Services: Board of Directors (Feb 2019)
NAME TITLE COMPA
NY ADDRESS PHONE
PHONE (EVENIN G)
CELL FAX EMAIL
5005 Wine Cellar Drive, Sparks NV
8340 N/A email@example.com
Executive Director (ret)
Nevada Arts Council
2860 N/A susanboskoff@att
Keep Truckee Meadows
PO Box 7412, Reno
Faulkner Retired Self
Drive, Reno NV
8683 N/A faulkner1968@gm
Progressi ve Leadershi p Alliance
855 Daniel Drive, Reno NV
Fulkerson Artist Self
3273 Spring Creek Cir Reno, NV
Drive Sparks, NV
3901 N/A joe.macaluso@val
Opinion Research Corporati on
5516 Vista Terrace Lane, Sparks NV
Healing HealthCar e Systems
Dr Suite 200, Reno,
Park Dr Reno, NV
4061 NA jeanine.mooers@
Amplify Life - Home of
1939 N/A cindyprescott200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Toni Taylor Realtor
Coldwell Banker Village Realty
McCarran Blvd Ste A,
Note-Able Music Therapy Services: Advisory Board (Feb 2019)
T H E H O L L A N D P R O J E C T art, music, culture. by young people, for young people.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019
Tim Blake, Chairman of the Board
Timothy Blake received his degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2003, and is currently the Senior Hearing Specialist at Sierra Hearing Center.
For more than a decade, Blake has also played various roles in bands in Reno’s hardcore and punk scene. Blake was named Chairman of the Board of Diretcors at The Holland Project in 2018.
Mitch Dufor received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University in 2008. He currently serves as VP of Development and Construction at PARADIGM8 with many years of experience in construction project management. He has been a devoted member of The Holland Project Board since 2016.
Born in North Carolina, Casey Clark grew up in Pleasant Valley, north of Reno, and then northern California. He moved back to Reno in 1996, later spending time in Montana and Arizona. He is a prolific ceramics artist and owner of Rolling Out Clay, currently operating out of Doyle, CA as well as his studio in Wayside of Dickerson Rd. in Reno.
Shaughn Richardsonis a teacher, coach, poet and musician. The Bay Area Native has lived in the Reno/Sparks area for over 20 years, where he attended the University of Nevada Reno. He now teaches middle school Social Studies, coaches basketball and volleyball, and raps in the local Hip Hop band 7-Out. He also performs spoken word poetry as a member of Reno's
Spoken Views Collective. Along with his artistic activities he serves on the board of directors for local non-profit Holland Project where he curates an annual art show featuring local artists' interpretations of Hip Hop lyrics called "Between The Lyrics."
Oona Sapunor-Pfaff was born and raised in Reno and received her degree in journalism and marketing from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2007. Sapunor-Pffaf has several years experience in freelance writing, fashion design, and art direction, and now serves as an Elementary School teacher for the Washoe County School District.
T H E H O L L A N D P R O J E C T art, music, culture. by young people, for young people.
Vanessa is a former TV anchor with a passion for community-based storytelling. Since 2015, Vanessa has been building Noticiero Móvil, the first bilingual, Spanish-English newsroom for journalism students at the Reynolds School of Journalism. Prior to working in higher education, Vancour worked as a digital strategist for renown brands including Autodesk, Newport Beach &
Co., Tahoe South, Wildfire by Google and more as an account manager and strategist at Noble Studios. In 2017, Vancour delivered a TEDx University of Nevada, Reno talk on challenging our assumptions, offering simple tactics to overcome our own bias.
Born and raised in Southern California, Felicia T Perez is a public speaker, educator and author.
Felicia currently works with the Center for Story-based Strategy as their Innovation Director. She most recently served as CSS' Communications Director, and was the United Workers Congress Communications Strategist. Her previous organizing & member support experience includes work for the ACLU of Southern California, the California "No On Prop 21" campaign,
Californians For Justice, UC Santa Barbara External Vice President of Statewide Affairs, and Chair of the National Queer Students of Color Caucus/board member of the U.S. Student Association (USSA). Perez is also a published curriculum author and holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction.
Felicia currently resides in Reno, Nevada and joined the Board of Directors at the Holland Project in 2019.
Michael Moberly is a local spirits educator and the national brand ambassador for the Reno based distillery Cannella Spirits. His 10 years in the industry have been spent learning, loving, and imbibing with some of the best minds in the industry, both locally and nationally. He is also a freelance writer and host of the monthly radio show on KWNK 97.7FM, Drinks On You, which features conversations with local bartenders discussing the music they love. Moberly joined the Board of Directors at the Holland Project in 2019.
Dr. Brooks has lived in Reno for nearly 20 years; originally from St. Louis, MO. Prior to starting Midtown Dental in 2015, he was the Dental Director for the Washoe Tribe in Gardnerville, NV.
He graduated from the prestigious Arthur A. Dugoni University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco. During dental school, he was fortunate enough to go on two international dental mission trips, educating patients and performing dental work in a remote village. From this, he has seen the value in outreach work and service. He remains active in service organizations, being a member in good standing with the Reno Rotary. Brooks joined the Board of Directors at the Holland Project in 2019.
University of Nevada, Reno
Latino Research Center (LRC)
Director, forthcoming, Spring 2019, internal university faculty appointment Coordinator, J. Diego Zarazua, permanent university funding
Latino Research Center Steering Committee
In a recent time of leadership transition for the LRC, the steering committee was created to help continue to move the LRC forward, inclusive of faculty members who encompass a
research role, as well as strong service and outreach components within the Latinx community.
Jafeth E. Sanchez, PhD Lorraine Benuto, PhD Mario Alpuche, PhD
Robert Gutierrez-Perez, PhD
College of Liberal Arts
Dean Debra Moddelmog, PhD Melanie Duckworth, PhD
LRC Advisory Board and Student Board (forthcoming, due to leadership transition)
LTSF Board of Directors 2018 Patricia Engels, Chair
Michael Chamberlain, Vice Chair Atam Lalchandani, Treasurer Mary Ann Peoples, Secretary Wayne Cameron
Scott Crawford Katherine Elek John Iannucci Vicki Kahn Nancy Kennedy Roberta Klein David Loury Vicki McGowen Julie Rauchle
D.G. Menchetti, Director Emeritus Allen Misher, Director Emeritus Warren Trepp, Honorary Founder
Nevada Humanities Board of Trustees
Board Chair, Principal and Partner, Purdue Marion & Associates, Las Vegas Jane Tors
Vice-Chair, Research Communications Director, University of Nevada, Reno Jennifer Satre
Past Chair, Community Leader, Reno Gubernatorial Appointee 2013 M. Todd Felts
Assistant Professor, Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno Board Members:
Professor, English Department, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno Caleb Cage
Chief and Homeland Security Advisor, Emergency Management-Homeland Security, Nevada Department of Public Safety, Carson City
Gubernatorial Appointee 2016.
Educator, Retired Superintendent of Schools in Elko County, Owyhee Deirdre Clemente
Associate Professor, Director UNLV Public History Program, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Nancy Cummings
Retired Library Director, Washoe County Library System, Reno Gubernatorial Appointee 2015.
Author, Journalist, and Independent Scholar, Boulder City Scott Gavorsky
Instructor of History, Great Basin College, Elko Shaun Griffin
Poet, Translator, Editor, Community Activist, Virginia City Debra Harry
Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Council on Bio-colonialism, Nixon and Reno Gubernatorial Appointee April 2015
Community Leader, Henderson
Gubernatorial Appointee 2007, Renewed 2013 Susanna Newbury
Assistant Professor, Art History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Claudia Ortega-Lukas
Graphic Designer, University of Nevada, Reno Scott Seeley
Co-Owner of The Writer’s Block, Las Vegas
Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl Advisory Committee
Emily Bennett, Events Coordinator, Sundance Books and Music
Chris Coake, Associate Professor of English, University of Nevada, Reno
Nancy Cummings, Retired Library Director, Washoe County Library System, Reno Britt Curtis, Director, Holland Project
Claire Munoz, Jeane Jones Director, Public Programs and Community Engagement, Nevada Museum of Art
Daniel Enrique Perez, Associate Professor and Director of Core Humanities, University of Nevada, Reno
Danilo Thomas, Managing Editor, Baobab Press
RENO POPS ORCHESTRA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
6. Theresa Benedetti, Publicity Chair 9110 Red Baron Blvd.
Reno, NV 89506 (775) 232-5506 email@example.com
7. Carley Sullivan, Historian
Occupation: Nevada State Board of Education (Past President)
Affiliations: No. Nevada Concert Orchestra Association Board
3201 Plumas St.
Reno, NV 89509 (775) 826-3359
8. Janice A. Clarke, EdD, Past President Occupation: WCSD Principal (Retired)
Affiliations: NV State Board of Education (Past President), Young Audiences of Northern NV 901 Sierra Manor Drive
Reno, NV 89511 (775) 853-2956
9. David Richards, PhD, Grants Coordinator Occupation: IT Project Manager,
Nevada Secretary of State
Affiliations: Washoe County ARES/RACES;
PMI-NNV (President) 2964 Fox Trail Drive Reno, NV 89523 (775) 624-6218
(650) 245-5558 (mobile) firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Kaydi Deutsch, Student Representative 3235 E. Golden Valley Rd.
Reno, NV 89506 (775) 815-3683
email@example.com 1. Kathy Walton, President
Occupation: Retired Educator Affiliations: Reno Area 99s 1288 Junction Drive
Sparks, NV 89434 (775) 356-2928
firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Donald Moore, Vice President
Occupation: Retired Transport Specialist Affiliations: Reno Philharmonic Chorus, UNR Symphony Choir, Board Member:
Ageless Repertory Theater, Director:
Sierra Canyon Singers 1435 Meridian Ranch Drive Reno, NV 89523
(775) 787-2534 email@example.com 3. Priscilla Mills, Secretary P.O. Box 987
Kings Beach, CA 96143 (530) 546-3761
Pmills7624@yahoo.com 4. Victoria Bush, Treasurer
Occupation: iMedX Corporate Controller 1595 Sutterbrook Way
Reno, NV 89521 (775) 224-2507
5. Linda Brown, Production Manager Occupation: Retired Music Teacher 1980 16th St.
Sparks, NV 89431 (775) 358-3448
RENO POPS ORCHESTRA BOARD OF DIRECTORS (continued)
11. Jason Joe
3991 Kingblock Rd.
Carson City, NV 85706 (901) 232-2425
firstname.lastname@example.org 12. Ivye Johnson
Occupation: Owner of Zephyr Books 137 Burns St.
Reno, NV 89502 (775) 846-4456
email@example.com 13. Lee Johnson
Occupation: Retired/Co-owner of Zephyr Books
137 Burns St.
Reno, NV 89502 (775) 772-3596
firstname.lastname@example.org 14. Tanya Kelley, PhD 885 Cherry Lane Reno, NV 89509 (480) 389-9528
email@example.com 15. Josh Mittendorf
Occupation: Music Educator, WCSD 72 Boyd Place
Reno, NV 89503 (775) 8802
firstname.lastname@example.org 16. Lois Parks, MBA
Occupation: Business/Finance Mgr. (Retired) Affiliations: RCO Amici della Musica friends, Reno Phil. Assn. P.E.O.
555 Myrtlewood Circle Reno, NV 89511 (775) 626-1735
17. Jeri Pedersen
Occupation: Retired, Food Service Industry Affiliations: Seniors in Service Foster Grandparent Program
692 Pine Meadows Drive #2 Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 685-9440 email@example.com
Reno Jazz Orchestra Board of Directors Dallas Smith – President
Co-founder (with Susan Mazer) of Healing Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Member of the Reno Jazz Orchestra, Alto Saxophone
KUNR Community Council member
Performs with the Jeff Leep Orchestra, No Comprende, and the Mazer & Smith Ensemble.
Chuck Reider – Executive Director/Music Director
Founding RJO member
Music Director since 2006
Reno Philharmonic trombonist for over 30 years, retired.
NDOT Chief Safety Engineer, retired 2013 Steve Self – Vice President
Ameriprise franchise owner, Financial Planner
"Self and Associates"
Professional drummer over 40 years
UNR Alumni Association
Business Networking International Joe Gorman - Secretary
Attorney at Law
Member Lyons Club Jim Nichols - Treasurer
College of Liberal Arts Advisory Board at UNR member
Reno Chamber Orchestra Board of Directors member
Currently employed by Truckee Meadows Community College and manage the Nevada Local Technical Assistance Program, a grant funded project to teach transportation subjects to local cities and counties in Nevada.
Prior to work at the community college owned a civil engineering consulting firm in Reno.
Lived in Reno for 39 years and have been active in the arts.
Members Linda Newberg
Blues Society Board Member Matthew Booher
President, WIS:DOM Information Systems, Inc and Managing Partner, WIS:DOM Logistics, LLC
Board Member and Treasurer - Northern Nevada Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Chairman - Reno/Sparks Midrange Users Group (RSMUG)
formerly the Ministry Head of the Living Stones Church technology team
Volunteer at Washoe Innovations High School Mike Eardley
Owner of Tanglewood Productions
2008 elected to the Board of Governors for the San Francisco Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys).
Multiple awards from the American Advertising Association including AAF Reno’s Ad Person of the Year in 1998 and the Thomas C. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
2014 was recognized for his engineering work on GRAMMY® Award Winning Best New Age Album, Winds of Samsara by Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman Advisory Members
Jim Kidder Nettie Oliverio Scott Faulkner Larry Engstrom Charlotte McConnell Jennifer Mannix