United Way of Southern Nevada Announces Janet Quintero as Director of Community and Government Affairs
LAS VEGAS- United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) announces the appointment of Janet Quintero as Director of Community and Government Affairs.
“With a passion to help community members from diverse backgrounds succeed, Janet has been instrumental in uniting leaders and advocating for expanded support for Southern Nevadans,” said Kyle B. Rahn, United Way of Southern Nevada President and CEO. “Janet has forged many strong relationships and strengthened collaboration to provide expanded resources to the communities we serve.”
As Director of Community and Government Affairs, Janet is instrumental in convening nonprofit conversations with local leaders and elected officials to strengthen our community. In her role, Janet coordinates UWSN’s advocacy efforts, supervises the UWSN Public Policy Committee, enhances UWSN’s community relations, and manages community impact programs that help students from diverse backgrounds to succeed, graduate high school and obtain a degree or certification.
With a rich background in community outreach, Janet skillfully cultivates strategic partnerships to advance United Way’s mission by developing innovative programs like the Spanish Language Nonprofit Sector Calls. Throughout her career, Janet has served in a variety of leadership roles including Secretary for the Latino Youth Leadership Foundation and Immunize Nevada Outreach Committee Chair. Janet will continue to develop her leadership abilities as she completes the United Way LEAD program.
“As a Latina and Mexican immigrant, I am proud to use my voice and all it represents in my role as a Director at United Way. I am grateful to work for an organization that values diversity and is actively working to guarantee everyone has equitable access to resources,” said Janet Quintero. “One of the most rewarding experiences I have had in my role is to meet and collaborate with partners who create positive change in our community every day.”
United Way of Southern Nevada is part of a network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 40 countries and territories. United Way Worldwide is the largest nonprofit in the world, raising $5 billion annually in support of families and individuals in need.