Board of Directors

2020 Board of Directors

Rachel Yelley - Board Chair
Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Donation Center Board & Former Big Sister

Edward Jones
Financial Advisor

Christy Wheeler- Vice Chair 
Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Staff Engagement Committee & Gala Committee

Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority
Senior People & Culture Business Partner



Meredith Williams- Treasurer
Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Board Development Committee, Gala Committee & Big Sister

United Federal Credit Union
Market Vice President

Mike Givens- Secretary
Executive Committee, Board Development Committee, Golf Committee, 
Finance Committee, Staff Engagement Committee & Big Brother

Dickson Realty

Rick Greenthal
Executive Committee, Finance Committee, & Donation Center Board

Sentex Systems

Robert Levy
Executive Commitee, Finance Committee

Whittier Trust Company
Vice President Portfolio Management

Barbara Burgat
Gala Committee

Bank of the West
VP Senior Private Client Advisor

Tauni Clark
Gala Committee, Golf Committee & Big Sister


Nadia Gulistani
Young Professionals Committee, Gala Committee, Board Development Committee & Former Big Sister

Senior Clinical Research Associate

Cristal Herrera Woodley
Marketing Committee Chair & Former Big Sister

Renown Health
Director of Marketing

Laura Kirsch- Young Professionals Committee President
Gala Committee, Former Big Sister

Marmot Properties

Mark A. Krasner, CPA, Esq.

Blanchard, Krasner & French

Liza Maupin
Gala Committee Chair & Big Sister

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
Retired CEO

Courtney Pino
Board Development Committee, 
Staff Engagement Committee & Big Sister

LP Insurance
Employee Benefits Consultant

Mike Richardson
Golf Committee & Former Big Brother

Bay Equity Home Loans
Mortgage Lender - Branch Manager

Gayle Scheffel
Board Development Committee

Director of Special Projects

Kent Vaughan

Grand Sierra Resort
Sr. Vice President of Hotel Operations