Board of Directors & Trustees

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 include them amongst the legends and lions that have helped us offer valuable community support since 1957. We want to extend our sincere gratitude to our board members and trustees for their involvement, partnership, and support.

Officers | July 2023 - June 2024

Don Snyder

Board Chair

Diane Carlson

Vice Chair, Governance & Nominations Committee
Catapult Fundraising

Oliver Chow

Treasurer, Finance and Investment Committee Chair
Light & Wonder

John B. Page

Secretary, Governance & Nominations Committee Chair

Board of Directors | July 2023 – June 2024

April Augustine | Community Impact Committee
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC

Brad Austin | Governance & Nominations Committee
Snell & Wilmer

Jacob Bundick
Greenberg Traurig

Irene Bustamante Adams | Public Policy Chair
Workforce Connections

Martin Cordova | Governance & Nominations Committee
Bent Pixels

Skylar Dice | Community Impact Committee Chair
Golden Entertainment

Morris Jackson II | Community Volunteerism Committee Chair

Cathy Jones
Logic Commercial Real Estate

Dawn Mack

Susie Martinez
Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada State AFL-CIO

Jerrie Merritt | Finance & Investment Committee
Bank of Nevada

Dulcinea Rongavilla
Cragin & Pike

Scott Savarda
Enterprise Mobility

Rev. Dr. Marta Poling Schmitt | Fund Development Committee Chair
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (Retired)

Josh Swissman | Marketing Committee Chair
GMA Consulting

Bill Tompkins | Human Resources Committee Chair


Dr. Bob Ackerman Retired (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Debra A. Berko Secretary-Treasurer, Southern Nevada Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Larry Charlton Retired (City National Bank)
Kirk V. Clausen Retired (Wells Fargo & Company)
Steve Comer Retired (Deloitte & Touche LLP)
Fred Cover Retired (Southwest Gas Corporation)
Bill Curran Managing Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Dick Fraim Retired (8 News NOW)
Don Gibe Retired (Citibank)
Cathy Jones President, Sun Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
Greg Korte President – Las Vegas Division, The Korte Company
Jim Kropid Retired (Telephone Company)
Punam Mathur Punam Mathur, LLC
Joe Micatrotto, Jr. Principal, KAIROC USA
Gina Polovina Retired (Boyd Gaming Corporation)
Howard Puterman Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Holdings
John A. “Jack” Schibrowsky Professor of Marketing, Lee Business School, University of Nevada Las Vegas
John Smirk Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer, International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District Council 15, Denver, Las Vegas & Phoenix


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