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:  Jennifer Satre, Community Leader, Reno
Vice Chair:  Jane Tors

Executive Committee:
M. Todd Felts, Assistant Professor, Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno

William Marion, Principal and Partner, Purdue Marion & Associates, 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

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

 

Caleb Cage, Chief and Homeland Security Advisor, Emergency Management-Homeland Security, Nevada Department of Public Safety

 

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

 

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

 

Michael Flores, Director of Government Affairs and Communications, College of Southern Nevada

 

Scott Gavorsky, Instructor of History, Great Basin College, Elko

 

Debra Harry, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, Nixon

 

Andrew Kirk, Professor, Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 

Julia Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 

Mary-Ellen McMullen, Community Leader, Henderson

 

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

 

Daniel Enrique Pérez, Associate Professor, World Languages and Literatures, University of Nevada, Reno

 

Peter J. Smith, Attorney at Law, Carson City

Nominate Someone to Serve
Every year Nevada Humanities seeks nominations for new members to serve three-year terms on its Board of Trustees.
Applications are due by September 21. Please see the Board of Trustees Job Description and contact Nevada Humanities if you are interested.