General Information for State Leadership & Skills Conference

A Message from the President of the Board, Nevada Association of SkillsUSA


Picture of Tim Conley

Mr. Timothy Conley Board President Nevada Association of SkillsUSA

Welcome to Reno for our 2018 State Championships!
Over the next few days, you will be involved in the largest competition, to date. While you’re here, I encourage you to meet new people, learn from the many experts here, and find something that inspires you. Thank you for being part of Nevada SkillsUSA!


Conference Management Team

  • Sam Couto, Reno Ballroom Manager
  • Christina Cravens, Conference Coordinator
  • Ed Jensen, Reno Ballroom & Reno Event Center Manager
  • Robert Lovino, Leadership Contest Supervisor
  • Marni Mast, Registration Manager
  • Adam Nicely, Reno Events Center Site Manager
  • Mike Pointer, Roving Site Manager
  • Coleen Read, Officer Training & Office Management
  • Trenton Schoppe, TMCC Edison Site Manager

State Officers

  • President
    • Carlos Lara Hernandez, Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology, Washoe County School District
  • Vice President
    • Briana Hildalgo, Southeast Career-Technical Academy, Clark County School District
  • Secretary
    • Kimberly Aguilar, Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology, Washoe County School District
  • Treasurer
    • Nayeli Hidalgo, Southeast Career-Technical Academy, Clark County School District
  • Reporter
    • Briana Virella, West Career & Technical Academy, Washoe County School District
  • Parliamentarian
    • Ray Rodriguez, Southeast Career-Technical Academy, Clark County School District
  • Historian
    • Vanessa Booth, Silverado High School, Clark County School District

State (Executive) Director

  • Mrs. Sindie Read

Board of Directors

  • Mr. Rodney Ball, Boulder City High School
  • Mr. Tim Conley, Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology
  • Mr. Tom Garrett, Arbor View High School
  • Emily Giacona, Southeast Career-Technical Academy
  • Ms. Sandra Harmony, Retired
  • Mr. Alex Kyser, Nevada Department of Education
  • Mr. Robert Lovino, Winner Properties
  • Mr. Matt Mayhood, Foothill High School
  • Mr. Theodore McAdams, West Wendover High School
  • Mr. Bruce Nelson, Desert Rose Adult High School
  • Dr. Dana Ryan, Washoe County School District
  • Mr. Le Volberding, Dayton High School
  • Fred Wright, Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology