Our Board of Trustees

Nominations for board of trustees members are due on June 16, 2019

Nevada Humanities is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees made up of leaders in the humanities and nonprofit administration from around the state.

Chair: William Marion, Principal, Purdue Marion & Associates, Las Vegas

Vice Chair: Jane Tors, Director, Research Communications, University of Nevada, Reno

Executive Committee:
Caleb Cage, Chief and Homeland Security Advisor, Emergency Management-Homeland Security, Nevada Department of Public Safety, Reno
Antoinette Cavanaugh, Educator, Retired Superintendent of Schools, Elko County, Owyhee
Susanna Newbury, Assistant Professor, Art History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Jennifer Satre, Past Chair, Community Leader, Reno

Board Members:
Erika Bein, Professor, English Department, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno
Deirdre Clemente, Associate Professor, Director UNLV Public History Program, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Nancy Cummings, Retired Library Director, Washoe County Library System, Reno
Sally Denton, Author, Journalist, and Independent Scholar, Boulder City, NV
M. Todd Felts, Assistant Professor, Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
Michael Flores, Director of Government Affairs and Communications, College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas
Scott Gavorsky, History Professor, Great Basin College, Elko
Shaun Griffin, Poet, Translator, Editor, Community Activist, Virginia City
Debra Harry, Lecturer in Gender, Race, and Identity, University of Nevada, Reno, Nixon and Reno
Mary-Ellen McMullen, Community Leader, Henderson
Claudia Ortega-Lukas, Graphic Designer, University of Nevada, Reno
Scott Seeley, Co-Owner, The Writer’s Block, Las Vegas
Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Coordinator of Instructional Development and Research and an Associate Graduate Faculty member in the Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Nominate Someone to Serve
Every year Nevada Humanities seeks nominations for new members to serve three-year terms on its Board of Trustees.
Please see the Board of Trustees Job Description below and contact Nevada Humanities if you are interested.