Board of Trustees

Tri pointe homes banner ad

2021 Chamber Chair & Board of Trustees Installed

Watch Vegas Chamber 2021 Chair Gina Bongiovi & Board of Trustees get installed by City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman at the signature event.

  • 2021 Executive Committee

    Gina Bongiovi

    Chairwoman
    Managing Partner
    Bongiovi Law Firm, LLC

     

    Tom Burns

    Immediate Past Chair
    President
    Cragin & Pike

     

    Hugh Anderson

    Chairman – Government Affairs
    Managing Director, Partner
    HighTower Las Vegas

     

    Michael Bolognini

    Vice President & Las Vegas Market Leader
    Cox Communications

     

    Alex Dixon

    Chair-Elect
    President West Region
    PureStar

     

    Betsy Fretwell

    Senior Vice President
    Switch

     

    John Guedry

    Division Chief Executive Officer
    Bank of Nevada

     

    Lisa Howfield

    Vice President and General Manager
    KLAS-TV 8 News Now/CBS Las Vegas

     

    Lori Nelson-Kraft

    Senior Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs
    Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

     

    Ellen Schulhofer

    Las Vegas Office Managing Partner
    Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

     

    Terry Shirey

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Nevada State Bank

     

    Chris Wilcox

    Vice Chair of Finance & Audit
    Partner
    Eide Bailly, LLP

     

    Ryan A. Woodward

    CFO
    National Technical Institute

  • 2021 Board of Trustees

    Paul Anderson

    Senior Vice President of Industry and Government Affairs
    Boyd Gaming Corporation

     

    Joseph Asher

    Chief Executive Officer
    William Hill US

     

    Brandon Barkhuff

    Vice President – General Counsel Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer
    NV Energy

     

    Danielle Bisterfeldt

    Vice President of Marketing – Summerlin
    The Howard Hughes Corporation

     

    Kerry Bubolz

    President and CEO
    Vegas Golden Knights

     

    Vincent Ciminise

    Commercial Banking Leader
    Wells Fargo Bank

     

    Tyler Corder

    Chief Financial Officer
    Findlay Automotive

     

    Teresa Di Loreto

    Executive Director
    Nevada Military Support Alliance

     

    Brigadier General Michael Drowley

    United States Air Force
    Nellis Air Force Base

     

    Michael Feder

    Member/Partner
    Dickinson Wright

     

    Mark Hutchison

    Founding Partner
    Hutchison & Steffen, PLLC

     

    Jan Jones Blackhurst

    Board Member
    Caesars Board of Directors

    Gregory Lee

    Chairman and CEO
    Eureka Casino Resort

     

    Dr. Rex Liu, D.D.S.

    Owner
    Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Inc.

     

    Napoleon McCallum

    Director of Community Development
    Las Vegas Sands Corporation

     

    Bill Nelson

    Assurance Partner
    BDO USA

     

    Boyd Nelson

    Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development
    Southwest Gas Corporation, Inc.

     

    Shaundell Newsome

    Founder
    Sumnu Marketing

     

    Ret. Brigadier General Robert Novotny

    President
    Skyracer Consulting

     

    Karla Perez

    Vice President
    Valley Health System

     

    Tina Quigley

    Chair
    Desert Research Institute Foundation

     

    Chase Rankin

    Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing
    Las Vegas Review-Journal

     

    Vince Sanudo

    Vice President
    Republic Services

     

    Mark Shearer

    Chief Revenue Officer
    Raiders

     

    Larry Singer

    Senior Managing Director
    Newmark

     

    Vicky Van Meetren

    Special Assistant to the Dean
    Roseman University of Health Sciences

     

    Chris Way

    Vice President & General Manager
    KTNV-TV, 13 Action News

     

    Dr. Keith Whitfield

    President
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • 2021 Emeritus Board of Trustees

    Jay Barrett

    President
    The JABarrett Company

     

    Mike Bonner

    Las Vegas Managing Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig

     

    Bob Brown

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Opportunity Village

     

    Sen. Richard Bryan

    Partner
    Fennemore Craig, P.C.

     

    Steve Hill

    Chief Executive Officer
    Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

     

    Fafie Moore

    Executive Vice President of Southern Nevada
    ERA Brokers Consolidated

     

    Bill Noonan

    Former SVP of Industry & Governmental Affairs
    Boyd Gaming Corporation

     

    James Prather

    Executive Director of Digital Programming
    Las Vegas Review-Journal

     

    Bruce Spotleson

    Vice President of Fund and Partner Development
    The Neon Museum

     

    John Wilcox

    Principal
    JDW Group LLC

  • Past Chairman
    • E. W. Griffith – 1913-14, 1916-18
    • Dr. Roy Martin – 1915, 1923-28
    • Henry Lillis – 1919-22
    • A.W. Ham –  1929
    • S.R. Whitehead – 1930
    • O.W. Yates – 1931
    • James Down, Sr. – 1932
    • A.C. Grant – 1933-34
    • S. J. Lawson – 1934
    • A. S. Henderson – 1935
    • Harvey Luce – 1936
    • O. A. Kimball – 1937
    • Robert Griffith – 1938
    • C. D. Baker – 1939
    • Bob Kaltenborn – 1940
    • Marion Earl – 1941
    • Rev. Charles Sloan – 1942
    • Harve Perry – 1943
    • Maxwell Kelch – 1944-45
    • Bill Moore – 1946
    • Paul McDermott – 1947
    • James Down, Jr. – 1948
    • Spencer Butterfield – 1949
    • Vern Willis – 1950
    • Dick Ronzone – 1951
    • A. C. Grant – 1952
    • Edmund Converse – 1953
    • M. J. Christensen – 1954
    • Howard Cannon – 1955
    • James Young – 1956
    • Hames Henderson – 1956
    • Grant Stewart – 1958
    • Tom Underhill – 1959
    • Dr. R. E. Robinson – 1960
    • Sam A. Boyd – 1961
    • Bob Jones – 1962
    • Ray Curley – 1963
    • Walt Casey – 1964
    • Robb L. Johnson – 1965
    • Frank Scott – 1966
    • Gaylord Prather – 1967
    • W. Bruce Beckley – 1968-1969
    • George Boman – 1970
    • James Cashman, Jr. – 1971-72
    • Herb Stout – 1973-74
    • Zack Taylor – 1975
    • Harley Harmon – 1976
    • Charles Ruthe – 1977
    • Mark Smith – 1978
    • Berlyn Miller – 1979
    • Frank Johnson – 1980
    • Tom Wiesner – 1981
    • Fred Lewis – 1982
    • Bill Heinrich – 1983
    • Phil Arce – 1984
    • Elaina Blake – 1985
    • Dave Vlaming – 1986
    • James Cashman, III – 1987
    • Jeffrey A. Silver – 1988
    • Peter Thomas – 1989
    • Claudine Williams – 1990
    • Bill Martin – 1991
    • Bob Maxey – 1992
    • Denney Weddle – 1993
    • David Smith – 1994
    • Ted Wiens, Jr. – 1995
    • John O’Reilly – 1996
    • Diane Dickerson – 1997
    • E. Edward Crispell – 1998
    • Robert Forbuss – 1999-2000
    • Bill Wells – 2001
    • Jay Kornmeyer – 2002
    • Lou Emmert – 2003
    • Tim Cashman – 2004
    • Hugh Anderson – 2005
    • John Wilcox – 2006
    • Larry Kifer – 2007
    • Fafie Moore – 2008
    • Steve Hill – 2009
    • Kristin McMillan – 2010
    • Michael Bonner – 2011
    • Kevin Orrock – 2012
    • Jay Barrett – 2013
    • Bruce Spotleson – 2014
    • Bob Brown – 2015
    • John Guedry – 2016
    • William Noonan – 2017
    • Michael Bolognini – 2018
    • Terry Shirey – 2019
    • Tom Burns – 2020