Our Board of Trustees

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

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


Executive Committee:
Daniel Enrique Pérez, Director of Core Humanities, University of Nevada, Reno

Susanna Newbury, Assistant Professor, Art History, University of Nevada, 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

Jennifer Satre, Past Chair, Community Leader, Reno


Board Members:
Gail Anderson-Sande, Community Leader, Reno

Erika Bein, Professor, English Department, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno

Constance Brooks, Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Affairs, Nevada System of Higher Education, Las Vegas

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

Nancy Cummings, Retired Library Director, Washoe County Library System, Reno

Carolyn Dufurrena, Writer, Poet, Rancher, Retired Educator, Denio and Winnemucca

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, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, Nixon and Reno

Andrew Kirk, Director, Chair, Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Mary-Ellen McMullen, Community Leader, Henderson

Sandra Douglass Morgan, Director of External Affairs, AT&T Nevada, North 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.
Applications for the FY2018 cycle are due by July 10, 2018. Please see the Board of Trustees Job Description and contact Nevada Humanities if you are interested.