CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed members to the 150th Anniversary Commission.
The thirteen Nevadans represent each of the following areas: General oversight, Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki; History and heritage, Patricia Cafferata, historian and author; Arts and culture, Myron Martin, President and CEO, the Smith Center for the Performing Arts; Education, Andrew Kirk, UNLV Professor; Native American traditions, Sherry Rupert, Executive Director, Nevada Indian Commission; Natural resources and recreation, John Tyson, Host, John Tyson’s Journal; Northern Nevada, Kathleen “Neena” Laxalt, Co-Chair, Nevada 150th Committee; Rural Nevada, Donald Newman, Executive Director, Elko Convention and Visitors Authority; Southern Nevada, Bob Brown, Publisher, Las Vegas Review Journal; General public, Bud Hicks, Attorney, McDonald Carano Wilson; Event planning and management, Lori Nelson, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Station Casinos; Marketing and communications, Randall Snow, Chief Strategic Officer, R&R Partners; and Fundraising, former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.
Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki will also serve as Chair of the Commission. The Commission, which will be responsible for their own staffing, will also deliver a quarterly report to the Governor.