Grants Management Advisory Committee (GMAC) Members


Ad Hoc subcommittees are formed as required, and include:

  • Program Area Subcommittees for RFA Reviews and Grant Award Recommendations: Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Disability Services, and Wellness (Food Security)
  • Community Needs Assessment Subcommittee for Review and Recommendations

    NRS 232.383 Membership Composition Members/Terms Affiliation Subcommittee(s)
    A superintendent of a county school district, or the superintendent's designee Dan Wold
    Term expires 6-30-18
    Superintendent
    Eureka County School District
    Wellness
    (Food Security)
    A director of a local agency which provides services for abused or neglected children, or the director's designee Laura Alison Caliendo
    Term expires 6-30-19
    Foster Kinship Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    A member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in the provision of services to children Michele Howser
    Term expired 6-30-17
    Reappointment pending 
    Phoenix University Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    A representative of a department of juvenile justice services Leslie Bittleston
    Term expired 6-30-17
    Reappointment pending 
    Nevada Division of Child and Family Services, Juvenile Justice Programs Office Disability Services
    A member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in the provision of services to senior citizens Vacant    
    One of two members who possess knowledge, skill and experience in finance or in business generally Jeff Bargerhuff, Vice Chair
    Term expired 6-30-17
    Reappointment pending 
      Wellness
    (Food Security)
    One of two members who possess knowledge, skill and experience in finance or in business generally Michelle Bizé Yarbrough
    Pending appointment
    Las Vegas Review Journal  
    A representative of the Nevada Association of Counties Jeff Fontaine
    Term expired 6-30-16
    Reappointment pending 
    Nevada Association of Counties Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    A member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in building partnerships between the public sector and the private sector Steve Kane, Chair
    Term expires 6-30-19
    HumanResourcesExpert.com;
    US Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
    Disability Services
    One of two members of the public with knowledge of or experience in the provision of services to persons or families who are disadvantaged or at risk

    Diane Thorkildson

    Term expired 6-30-17 
    Reappointment pending 
    University Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Wellness
    (Food Security)
    One of two members of the public with knowledge of or experience in the provision of services to persons or families who are disadvantaged or at risk Fernando Serrano
    Appointment pending
    Independent Contractor
     
    Retired Deputy Administrator, Juvenile Justice Services, Division of Child and Family Services
     
    One member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in the provision of services to persons with disabilities Susan Lucia-Terry
    Term expires 6-30-19 
    Assistive Technology Services, Clark County School District Disability Services
    A member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in the provision of services relating to the cessation of the use of tobacco Cindy Roragen
    Term expires 6-30-18
    American Cancer Society
    Cancer Action Network 
    Disability Services
    A member who possesses knowledge, skill and experience in the provision of health services to children Vacant    
    A representative who is a member of the Nevada Commission on Aging Minddie Lloyd
    Term expired 6-30-17
    Continuing service until a successor can be appointed

    Commission on Aging
    Clark County Courts

    Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect