THE LAS VEGAS GLOBAL ECONOMIC ALLIANCE (LVGEA)

Serves as the regional development authority for Southern Nevada. With broad support from leading private, public and educational institutions, LVGEA works to grow the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, research, community development and aggressive business recruitment, retention, and expansion. We are the thought leader for economic and community development in Southern Nevada.

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Stronger Together

LVGEA engages in a number of programs, services, and initiatives that position us as the thought leader in economic and community development in Southern Nevada. By providing services to growing businesses and through research, signature events, marketing, and policy advancement, LVGEA is uniquely positioned to support local, state and federal policymakers in pursuit of our common objectives.

Board Committee Structure

Executive Committee (Officers)

Betsy Fretwell

Chairwoman

Clark Wood

Vice Chair / Secretary

Yolanda King

Treasurer / Finance Chair

 

Executive Committee

Lauri Perdue

Bylaws Committee Chair

Frank Woodbeck

Compensation Committee Chair

Michael Cunningham

Nominating & Governance Committee Chair

Glenn Christenson

Public Policy Committee Chair

Hector Fernandez

Strategic Planning Committee Chair

Jayne Backhouse

Audit Committee Chair

Karlos LaSane

Committee Member At Large

Bylaws Committee

Lauri Perdue (Chair)

Jayne Backhouse

John Bailey

Michael Bonner

Mike Jewell

Compensation Committee

Frank Woodbeck (Chair)

Jayne Backhouse 

Brian Wolf 

Clark Wood 

Finance Committee

Yolanda King (Chair)

Rick Crawford 

Michael Cunningham 

Richard Derrick 

Shannon Petersen 

Nominating & Governance Committee

Michael Cunningham (Chair)

Don Giancursio 

Robert Lewis 

Shannon Petersen 

Brian Wolf 

Public Policy Committee

Glenn Christenson (Chair)

Shannon Peterson (Vice Chair)

John Bailey 

Shelley Berkley 

Kerry Bubolz 

Betsy Fretwell 

Mayor Carolyn Goodman 

Justin Jones 

Paul Krakovitz

Karlos LaSane 

Mayor Debra March 

Frank Martin 

Mayor Kiernan McManus 

Dr. DeRionne Pollard 

Steve Zanella 

Strategic Planning Committee

Hector Fernandez (Chair)

Dr. Kumud Acharya 

Rick Benbow 

John Cannito 

Jorge Cervantes 

Jaime Cruz 

Richard Derrick  

Greg Gilbert 

Justin Jones 

Yolanda King 

Mayor John Lee 

Kevin Orrock 

Lauri Perdue  

Dr. Keith Whitfield 

Dr. Federico Zaragoza

Audit Committee

Jayne Backhouse (Chair)

Ad Hoc Business Development Task Force

Shannon Peterson (Chair)

Mike Bonner

Jeff Brigger

Michael Brown

John Cannito

Glenn Christenson

Jaime Cruz

Kevin Orrock

Brian Wolf

Clark Wood

Frank Woodbeck