Board of Directors

Some of Southern Nevada’s best and brightest business and community leaders have stepped forward to provide guidance and leadership as United Way board members. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all of our board members and trustees for their involvement, partnership and support.


OFFICERS  |  July 2018 - June 2019

Denette Suddeth | Board Chair

Thomas Kovach, Jr. | Vice Chair

John B. Page | Treasurer

Jim Fuchs | Secretary


BOARD OF DIRECTORS  |  July 2018 - June 2019

Susan Best
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

Chris Blaser
Las Vegas Review-Journal

V.R. Bohman
Snell & Wilmer

Cindy Brinker
Brinker+Co.

Irene Adams Bustamante
Workforce Connections

Robyn Caspersen
Lexicon Bank

Patty Charlton
College of Southern Nevada

Abbie Friedman
Abbie Friedman, Esq.

Jim Fuchs
Retired (Praxair, Inc.)

Edward Garcia
Holland & Hart LLP

Mike Jewell
CenturyLink

Thomas Kovach, Jr.
DonorBasis LLC

Kent Larson 
Thrivent Investment Management

Justin Micatrotto
MRG Marketing & Management, Inc.

Roy Nakamura
Horizon Web Marketing

Ann Simmons Nicholson
Simmons Group

John B. Page
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Gordon Prouty
Westgate Las Vegas

Monte Smith
Brown & Brown Insurance of Nevada, Inc.

Denette Suddeth (Board Chair)
Wells Fargo

Clark Wood
US Bank