The Shade Tree is fortunate to have a dedicated and caring Board of Trustees and Endowment Directors. We offer our most sincere thanks to those who give so generously of their time and talents.
2014 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Travis Kelso - Chair | March 2013 Rena McDonald - Vice Chair | July 2012 Mallory Rueca - Secretary | September 2014 Jill Langerman - Treasurer | July 2001 Brandon Barkhuff | September 2012 Staci Columbo Alonso | May 2001 Beli Andaluz | May 2014 Galit Rozen| December 2013 Kathleen J. England | May 2001 Nikki Etherington | September 2012 Rosalee Hedrick | August 2007 Earl W. Hodge | May 2001 Colleen McKenna | May 2008 Brian Menzel | August 2007 Jennifer Morton | May 2014 Mallory Rueca | May 2014 Dilek Samil | January 2012 Raquel Sanchez | October 2012 Michele Volker | August 2011 Kathleen Hovietz | September 2014 Signa Gundlach | September 2014
ENDOWMENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jill Langerman - Chair Paula Francis - Secretary Richard Holley - Treasurer Diane Fearon - Director Julie Quisenberry - Director Marlene Richter - Executive Director
THE SHADE TREE ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM Marlene Richter - Executive Director George Cotton - Human Resource Manager Rebecca Puopolo - Director of Shelter Operations Brandi Lopez - Director of Life Skills and Education Erica Thompson - Director of Fundraising and Major Gifts
IN THE DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Family & Child Treatment of Southern NV
It is a fact that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence. At The Shade Tree, over 26% of the cases we see are the result of domestic violence. When these women arrive at the shelter, many times they are insecure, fearful, angry, and desperate. They have lost hope and purpose in life. That hope though can be restored through a partnership The Shade Tree has with FACT (Families and Children Treatment) of Southern Nevada. [read more]
To provide safe shelter to homeless and abused women and children in crisis and to offer life-changing services promoting stability, dignity, and self-reliance.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.