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Sandoval names transition advisory team

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

Governor-elect Brian Sandoval announced today his selection of 29 Nevadans to serve on his transition advisory team. The diverse group of community leaders from across Nevada will provide input and feedback to the governor-elect on a wide range of issues.

“I want to thank each and every member of the Transition Advisory Team for stepping forward and agreeing to help me get Nevada working again,” Sandoval said. “As I’ve said before, it will take a tremendous amount of effort and teamwork to get the job done, and I believe this team will help us get off to a great start.”

The advisory team, drawn from across the state, includes individuals from the fields of education, budget, gaming, business, construction and economic development among others. The complete team includes:

Aldo Aguirre, Ph.D., principal, Alianza Consulting Group
Barbara Smith Campbell, former chairman, Nevada Tax Commission; owner/managing partner, Consensus LLC
Bill Bible, former state budget director, Governor Richard Bryan; former chairman, Gaming Control Board, Governor Bob Miller; former president, Nevada Resort Association; member, MGM Resorts International Board of Directors
Brett Coleman, venture capitalist, investor; owner, Mercedes Benz of Reno
Brian Krolicki, lt. governor
Chris Collins, executive director, Las Vegas Police Protective Association
Dean Rhoades, Nevada State Senator
Denny Voreck, deaf and hard of hearing teacher, Liberty High School, Henderson; founder, Clark County Democratic Deaf Caucus
Duncan Lee, president, RDL Investments; trustee and advisor, Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce
Estela Gutierrez, president, Washoe County School District Board of Trustees
Dr. Gail Jaquish, co-founder, Jaquish & Kenninger Foundation
Heath Morrison, superintendent of schools, Washoe County School District
Jay Barrett, officer and board member, Marnell Companies
Jim Gibson, former mayor, City of Henderson; president, VEGAS.com
Joe Crowley, former president, University of Nevada, Reno
Ken Wiles, managing director, Acceleron Group
Michael Yackira, president and CEO, NV Energy; member, Board of Trustees, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Monte Miller, CEO, Key-State Corporation Management
Patricia Mulroy, general manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District and Southern Nevada Water Authority
Rick Reviglio, owner, Western Nevada Supply
Rick Trachok, shareholder, Jones Vargas, Reno
Scott Nielsen, executive vice president and chief development officer, Station Casinos
Somer Hollingsworth, president and CEO, Nevada Development Authority
Steve Hill, sr. vice president, CalPortland Company; member, Board of Trustees, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Tammy Dermody, owner, Walton’s Family of Funeral Homes
Terri Janison, president, Clark County School Board of Trustees
Terry Johnson, former Nevada State Labor Commissioner
Tom Kerr, senior vice president, North American Operations, Newmont Mining Corporation
Tony Alamo, Sr., former executive, Mandalay Resort Group

The team, which joins Heidi Gansert and Dale Erquiaga, previously named transition director and assistant transition director, respectively, will meet approximately three times with additional input through committees to be named.

For more information, please visit www.sandovaltransition.com.

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