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 2022 - June 2023

Don Snyder | Board Chair

John B. Page | Vice Chair

Denette Suddeth | Treasurer, Finance & Audit Committee Chair
PNC Financial

Monte Smith | Secretary, Community Impact Committee Chair
Brown & Brown Insurance Nevada

BOARD OF DIRECTORS  |  July 2022 - June 2023

April Augustine 
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC

Irene Bustamante Adams | Public Policy Chair 
Workforce Connections

Brad Austin
Snell & Wilmer

Diane Carlson | Governance & Nominations Committee Chair
Catapult Fundraising

Patty Charlton | Human Resource Committee Chair
College of Southern Nevada

Oliver Chow
Light & Wonder

Martin Cordova
Bent Pixels

Skylar Dice
Golden Entertainment

Nadia Hansen

Morris Jackson II | Fund Development Committee Chair

Cherisse Johnson
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Michelle Mercado | Risk & Audit Committee Chair
Wells Fargo Bank

Jerrie Merritt
Bank of Nevada

Carl Nassib

Scott Savarda
Enterprise Holdings

Rev. Dr. Marta Poling Schmitt 
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America (Retired)

Tom Wszalek | Marketing Committee Chair
SW14 Group LLC

TRUSTEES  |  July 2022 – June 2023

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

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

Board of Directors & Trustees