Thomas Cardin joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors in 2019 as an opportunity to give back to the community and create positive change. He was appointed Chair in 2022.
Thomas is the Director of Gas Operations at the Southwest Gas Corporation in Las Vegas. He has championed the Red Cross at Southwest Gas leading employees to volunteer for Red Cross campaigns such as Sound the Alarm events. He holds a bachelor's degree and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and an MBA from Colorado State University.
Michael Feder joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Board of Directors more than 10 years ago and is currently the Vice Chair and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Michael believes in giving back to the community and helping others, especially those in underserved communities. Michael also volunteers and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber and on the Board of After-School All-Stars Las Vegas.
Michael is a member/partner at the law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC and has experience representing and counseling clients in commercial and business litigation, appellate advocacy, bankruptcy, gaming, regulatory and transactional related matters. He has a bachelor’s from New York University and a law degree from Temple University.
Since joining the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors in 2021, Janet Ravin serves as both the Committee Chair of the philanthropy division and as a Board Officer in the role of Secretary. Her deep appreciation for the Red Cross’s global mission to support humankind and her personal passion for community wellness and progress continues to motivate her in this role.
Janet is the Vice President of Global Communications, Culture and Experience at Rimini Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMNI), and is the founder and Committee Chair of the Rimini Street Foundation, a privately funded charitable program of Rimini Street, Inc. and its global subsidiaries, whose impact spans across 6 continents and has provided millions of dollars in financial contributions and in-kind donations, and thousands of volunteer hours supporting hundreds of charities. She is a graduate of the civil engineering technology program at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto, Canada.
Russ Arnold joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors in 2022 to expand his efforts to help those in need and underserved communities. He hopes to encourage others to volunteer and help promote the caring mission of the American Red Cross.
Russ is a residential and commercial Realtor with The Agency Las Vegas. He takes great pride in helping Nevada families and businesses achieve their goals in real estate and applies the same pride and work ethic to his efforts in the community. Russ, originally from Champaign, IL, has called Las Vegas home since 2001.
Christine Hauser joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors in 2020 and is currently on the Mission Committee. She has always been active with community service through her employer, but the Red Cross and its mission allowed her additional opportunities to give back to the Las Vegas community.
Christine became the COO of GGRM Law Firm in 2021 after a 21-year career in the financial services industry. She has championed blood drives and other volunteer involvement within both her previous and current employers. Christine is originally from the Midwest and moved to Las Vegas is 2011. She has a bachelor’s in Finance from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration from Drake University.
Diane Orgill joined the Red Cross of Southern Nevada Board of Directors in 2022 to continue her efforts to bring the Red Cross mission to the community. She has been a Red Cross volunteer for 17 years and is now the Community Volunteer Leader for the Red Cross Utah/Nevada Region Disaster Services. Diane continues to work with the Disaster Action Team in Southern Nevada to respond to those in need following a disaster, both large and small.
Diane was a teacher for 23 years in the Clark County School District and taught classes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the College of Southern Nevada. She has a bachelor’s from Southern Illinois University and a master’s from Northern Arizona University.
Samuel Scheller joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors in 2021 and is a member of the Biomedical Committee. Samuel embraces the Red Cross mission of preparing the community for emergencies and wants to encourage the community to give blood and take lifesaving training classes like CPR.
Samuel is the Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Elite Medical Services, which provides 911 and interfacility ambulance response, special event medical coverage, and EMS training throughout Las Vegas and Nevada. He has an associate’s degree in Paramedic Medicine from the College of Southern Nevada, a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medical Services from the University of New Mexico, and a master’s of business administration from American Public University.
Rachel Skidmore joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Board of Directors in 2021 and is on the Biomedical Committee. She is active in the Battle of the Badges blood drive encouraging participation at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and fire departments and representing the American Red Cross.
Rachel is the Emergency Manager with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). With over 6,000 employees, the LVMPD is the largest law enforcement agency in Nevada, and one of the largest police agencies in the United States. She received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Utah.
Clark County Fire Chief John C. Steinbeck has spent his career in public service and continues to give back the community as a Red Cross of Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors member. He also serves on the Board’s Mission Committee.
He was named Clark County Fire Chief in 2020 and has been with the department since 1990. Chief Steinbeck has been with Southern Nevada's FEMA Urban Search and Rescue team since 1993. His deployments for search and rescue missions included New York City shortly after 9-11 and New Orleans for the aftermath caused by Hurricane Katrina. He is a structural collapse technician instructor for FEMA. Chief Steinbeck is also a board member of Nevada Child Seekers.
Bryant Thornton joined the board in 2021 and has been a leader on the Diversity and Inclusion committee. He is committed to serving his community by volunteering and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas Economic Alliance, the Board of Trustees with the Vegas Chamber, and a member of the Volunteer Law Enforcement Alliance.
Bryant is the Market Vice President for Republic Services in Las Vegas responsible for driving daily business operations, developing future talent and creating a more sustainable environment in Southern Nevada. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Tyler Corder served on the American Red Cross Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors from 2015 to 2019. He was the board chair from 2016 to 2019. He continues to support the American Red Cross and the Southern Nevada Chapter as an Emeritus board member.
Tyler is the CFO/COO of the Findlay Automotive Group. He previously served as board president for both Safe Nest and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Southern Nevada. He currently serves on the board of the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow and the Vegas Chamber.
Clark Dumont was a Red Cross Southern Nevada board member for more than a decade and chair in 2020. He continues to support the chapter and the American Red Cross as an Emeritus Board Member.
Clark is a FORTUNE 500 C-level communicator, and Principal & Founder of Dumont Communications, LLC where he focuses on strategic organizational reputation and relationships for organizations, and the people in them. He is active in the community having served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television and the Neon Museum. He is also the president of Public Relations Society of America Las Vegas Valley Chapter.
Stan Smith joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Board of Directors in 2012 and was the Board Chair in 2021-2022. He continues to support Red Cross efforts and events in Southern Nevada and throughout the country. He was named Board Member of the year for the Red Cross of Southern Nevada in 2021.
Stan is the Vice President of Emergency Management and General Services for Boyd Gaming Corporation. He started his career with Boyd gaming in 1984 as a security officer. Stan also volunteers his time with the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City playing Santa Claus on the Santa Train during the holidays.