Rebecca moved to Las Vegas, NV in 1999 where she has dedicated much of her time to working in the environmental and water resource sectors. She currently serves as Deputy Director of a non-profit facilitating the adoption of water innovation in utilities and large commercial properties. After losing both a dear friend and her father, only a few months apart, she began volunteering for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and now serves on their Volunteer Advisory Council. Through her work advocating for pancreatic cancer research funding she was introduced to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and now serves as a congressional district lead representing the views and policy initiatives of ACSCAN at district and federal meetings. Rebecca has a Bachelor of Science in Forest and Environmental Resources from the University of Georgia, Athens. She is first and foremost a wife and mom to two daughters.
Seth has worked for a nonprofit water agency in Southern Nevada for 18 years where he currently serves as the Colorado River Programs Manager. Since 2001, he has been a volunteer first responder with the Lee Canyon Ski Patrol near Mt. Charleston, NV and has served on its Board of Directors. He volunteers with the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Earth Team as a snow surveyor and he is a certified Senior Ecologist with the Ecological Society of America. After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, Athens, he and his wife (Rebecca) moved to Las Vegas where he earned his graduate degree in Water Resources Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Seth has two elementary-aged daughters in the Clark County School District.
Cindy is the former Grassroots Relationship Manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. She has worked with lawmakers and volunteer advocates to make cancer a state and national priority. Cindy has also worked in Nevada’s disability, public health and mental health arenas with a focus on creating a level playing field for all. Cindy has worked with the SBA’s women business program and has helped women and teens write business plans and secure start up capital. It is a combination of her work history, education as a Family Therapist and core personal values that motivates Cindy to help young women use their voices and stories to impact change through policy.
Lynn is the Principal of Steele Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has been an educator for almost 20 years. During that time, she has served students from kindergarten through 8th grade in the roles of teacher, instructional coach and assistant principal. She is originally from Dallas, Texas and attended Texas A&M University. She and her husband started their family in Las Vegas and have three children in Clark County School District schools.
Sara is an experienced attorney in governmental affairs. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law (UM). At UM, she was a member of the Inter-American Law Journal and was granted the American Jurisprudence Award for Environmental Law. She served as an attorney with the Dade County Attorney’s Office practicing health care and environmental law. She also taught Legal Research, Writing and Moot Court at UM. In 1996, she moved to Las Vegas and continued her practice with the Nevada Attorney General’s Office representing a number of boards and commissions until 2000, when she was assigned exclusively to the Colorado River Commission of Nevada (CRCN), engaging in water and power matters. Since 2005, she has continued with the CRCN as a consultant on a variety of local, interstate, and international matters.
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