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JAG 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.

NameTitleProfessional Affiliation
Abney, TrayDirector of Government AffairsReno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Asher, DonIndependentAsher Associates
Brekken, Katheryn (K.C.)CSN Foundation Executive DirectorCollege of Souther Nevada
Brown, HannahPresident EmeritaUrban Chamber
Brune, NancyExecutive DirectorGuinn Center for Policy Priorities
Butler, TakiyahCoalition ManagerUnited Way of Southern Nevada
Chartrand, Steve
Clausen, Kirk
Davey, JeffSenior Executive & CIOGeneral Electric
Davis, TraciSuperintendentWashoe County School District
Day, JenniferIndependent Consultant
Diaz, OliviaAssemblywomanNevada State Assembly
Douglass-Morgan, SandraDirector-External AffairsAT & T
Fain, JuanitaVice President for Student AffairsUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
Gatti, Maria JoseExec. Dir. Corp. Philan.MGM Resorts
Gonzales, GabrielEducation Organizational Management and DevelopmentNV Virtual Academy
Kieckhefer, BenSenatorNevada State Senate
Leavitt, LibertyGraduation Initiative CoordinatorCCSD School-Comm Partnership Program
Mathur, PunamExecutive DirectorElaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation
Moore, TracyEducation & Alternative Adult HSDepartment of Education
Moradkhan, PaulGovernment AffairsLV Metro Chamber of Commerce
Morris, MattSuperintendentGovernor's Office
Newman, JaniceOwner/PresidentNewman HR
Olson, NancyAdult Education Program SupervisorDepartment of Education
Patterson, BartPresidentNevada State College
Perea, DennisDeputy DirectorDETR
Skorkowsky, PatSuperintendentClark County School District
Thompson, TyroneAssemblymanNevada State Assembly
Wells, KrisArea Manager- External AffairsAT & T
Woodbeck, FrankExecutive Director, NV College CollaborativeNevada System of Higher Education