Education Alliance Board of Directors

  • Mission Statement

     
    The Education Alliance of Washoe County Board of Directors consists of business and public representatives whose mission is to foster educational excellence and student achievement by developing business and community partnerships to support the 100+ schools of the Washoe County School District and collaborating with higher education to help students along their path to college and career readiness.
     
    The Education Alliance Board of Directors complies with Nevada Revised Statue 388.750.

Meetings & Archive

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    The Education Alliance Board of Directors generally meets on the 4th Monday of August, September, November, January, March, and June.  Meetings of the Board of Directors are conducted in various locations throughout Washoe County at 4:00 p.m.  Please see the posted agenda for specific meeting dates and locations.

     

     

    The meeting schedule* for the Education Alliance Board of Directors for the 2023-24 School Year is:

     

    • Monday, August 28, 2023
    • Monday, October 9, 2023
    • Monday, November 20, 2023
    • Monday, January 22, 2024
    • Monday, March 18, 2024
    • Monday, June 3, 2024

     

    *Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change; please see the posted agenda for specific information on the meeting calendar page.

     

    Members of the public may submit public comment via email to EducationAlliance@washoeschools.net

Membership

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    Permanent Members:

              Dr. Kristen McNeill, Washoe County School District Interim Superintendent

              Brian Sandoval, J.D., University of Reno Nevada

              Karin Hilgersom, Ph.D, Truckee Meadows Community College President

     

     Board of Directors:

     If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors, please contact EducationAlliance@washoeschools.net

    President

    Lauren

    Garfinkel

    TTEC

    Vice-President

    Landon

    Miller

    City of Reno/UNR/Reno Media Group

    Secretary

    Cristal

    Herrera Woodley

    Renown Health

    Treasurer

    Chris

    Morgan

    Deloitte LLP

    Executive Director

     

     

    Education Alliance of Washoe County

    TMCC Appointee

    Melissa

    Deadmond

    TMCC Associate Dean, Assessment & Planning

    UNR Appointee

    Dave

    Shintani

    UNR Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

    WCSD Appointee

    Michele

    Anderson

    WCSD Chief Communications & Community Engagement Officer

    Board Member

    John

    Ahdunko

    Greater Nevada Credit Union

    Board Member

    Brian

    Bosma

    Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce

    Board Member

    Kristine

    Brown Caliger

    The Guinn Center

    Board Member

    Calen

    Evans

    Washoe Education Association

    Board Member

    Jabarry

    Goodridge

    Panasonic Energy

    Board Member

    Victoria

    Mason

    The ROW/Caesars Entertainment

    Board Member

    Manny

    Ortiz

    Dean’s Future Scholars

    Board Member

    Ralph

    Rodriquez

    Caesars Entertainment/Eldo Fit

    Board Member

    David

    Taylor

    Microsoft

    Student Representative (non-voting)

    Tegan

    Richardson

    WCSD Student Advisory Council

Contact Us

  • Education Alliance Headquarters:
    425 East Ninth Street
    Reno, NV 89512
     

     

     
     
     
     

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