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Board of Directors

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Governor-Appointed Board of Directors

Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates Inc. (aka JAG Nevada) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that is governed by a board of directors.  Each board member is appointed by the Governor of the state of Nevada.  Formed in 2014, Governor Brian Sandoval appointed twenty-six (26) members to the board of directors.  The makeup of the board includes at least 51% from the private sector and includes a geographically diverse membership that represents most regions of the state.  The board of directors meets quarterly to oversee and conduct the business of the organization.

Members of the JNG Inc. Board of Directors

Frank Woodbeck Nevada System of Higher Education Chair
Terri Janison United Way of Southern Nevada Vice Chair
Stephanie Tyler AT&T Treasurer
Kris Wells AT&T Budget & Finance Committee Chair
Don Asher Asher Associates Director
Dr. Nancy Brune Guinn Center for Policy Priorities Director
Hannah Brown workforceCONNECTIONS Director
Jeff Davey GE Director
Jennifer Day Steinberg Diagnostic Development Communications & Outreach Committee Chair
Kirk Clausen Wells Fargo Director
Punam Mathur Elaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation Executive Committee Member
Tray Abney Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce Director
Ben Kieckhefer Nevada Senate\ District 4 Director
Dennis Perea Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation Ex-Officio Member
Dr. Juanita Fain University of Nevada Las Vegas Director
Matt Morris Office of Governor Brian Sandoval Director
Olivia Diáz Assemblywoman District 11 Director
Pat Skorkowsky Clark County School District Director
Tyrone Thompson Assemblyman District 17 Director
Bart Patterson Nevada State College Director
Paul Moradkhan Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Director
Traci Davis Washoe County School District Director
Steve Chartrand Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada Director
Maria Jose Gatti MGM Resorts Director
Gabriel Gonzalez Nevada Virtual Academy Director
Rene Cantu Jr. Ph.D. JAG Nevada Ex-Officio Member


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Jobs for America’s Graduates

The JAG Multi-Year Program is a highly effective, data-driven model that raises graduation rates and prepares participants by honing their work readiness skills. JAG students graduate at higher rates than their peers and are exceptionally prepared with a tool box of workplace skills that lead to success at work, in post-secondary education and/or the military.

Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates Inc. (aka JAG Nevada) is a private Nevada nonprofit formed at the request of the Nevada Governor’s Office to serve as the home base for the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program in Nevada.

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