After 32 years of leadership from Sue Meuschke, the Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCEDSV) welcomes Cameron Ballantyne as its new Executive Director. Ballantyne began leadership on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, he will oversee the coalition’s organizational efforts in both Reno and Las Vegas.
“As a board, we are eternally grateful for the legacy that Sue Meuschke has left us. Now, we are excited to move forward with the new Executive Director, Cameron Ballantyne. His prior experience creating innovative solutions, championing the causes he worked for, and his history of leadership enable us to see a bright future for NCEDSV,” said Amanda Cuevas, NCEDSV Board President.
Ballantyne received a degree in Journalism-Electronic Media with a minor in Russian from the University of Oregon, Eugene, and a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Later, he graduated from the Leadership Arts Institute with the North Texas Business Council for the Arts.
“I look forward to assisting the NCEDSV member organizations across the state to support our fellow Nevadans during their greatest times of need,” said Cameron Ballantyne, new Executive Director of NCEDSV.
With executive leadership experience at organizations such as ABC News, American Red Cross, and the Boys & Girls Club of America, Ballantyne’s management qualities awarded him “Honorable Mention” for National Non-Profit Spokesperson of the Year by PR News publication. Ballantyne’s achievements have allowed him to acquire the proper knowledge to spearhead a variety of objectives that are unique in the nonprofit sector including marketing strategy, public affairs, funding development, government relations and organizational member safety.
“I have always felt close to the state of Nevada from past travels,” said Ballantyne. “I am excited to lead a passionate team who strives to support survivors and speak up when advocacy is needed.”
Under Ballantyne’s guidance, NCEDSV can expect a leader that inspires collaboration, administrative support, community engagement and participation in both local and national campaigns to raise awareness on domestic and sexual violence. Cameron enjoys spending time with his extended family in Las Vegas, running, and skydiving.
Visit ncedsv.org to learn more about domestic and sexual violence prevention, and upcoming awareness campaigns.
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