Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association Committees
NHLA committees are open to all members. The purpose of the committees is to ensure NHLA is offering the most relevant and beneficial resources and education for our members in each area. The committees meet once quarterly in person or by conference call.
The Education committee assists in guiding NHLA in providing educational resources, activities, seminars, webinars, industry programs, certifications and other related information for NHLA members.
|Michele Kline||Kline Hospitality Consulting||Co-chair|
|Karen Betz||Dale Carnegie||Co-chair|
Clean and Green Committee
The Clean and Green committee promotes best practices in housekeeping and sustainability, efficiency, communication, education and environmental practices in today’s Hospitality Industry. Focus is on best operational practices to reduce costs while increasing guest satisfaction. Committee assists in coordination the annual related conference.
|Daniel Harn||Downtown Grand||Co-chair|
|Jim Kenney||Catalytic Pure Air||Co-chair|
Safety and Security Committee
The Safety and Security Committee guides NHLA in providing an annual conference, information, updates, alerts, news, resources, education and related community affairs for members.
|Lori Mack||M Resort||Co-chair|
|Shannon McCallum||Volan Technologies||Co-Chair|
|Susan Ryan||MGM Resorts International||Co-Chair|
The NHLA Technology Committee serves our members by ensuring new industry trends, technologies, current issues, and resources are made available to all of our members.
Design and Construction Committee
The NHLA design and construction committee provides industry advice and guidance on new property design and construction as well as renovation of existing structures. The committee assists in ensuring alignment with standards and safety regulations along with introduction of design concepts and trends. Members have expertise in various areas and will share their leadership, innovative ideas, and assistance with all of NHLA membership.
|Meeta Shaw||Resorts World||Co-Chair|
|Cliff Atkinson||Able Services||Co-Chair|
Read to lead Book Club Committee
|Lynn Gray||Pacific Link||Chair|
NHLA Women in Lodging Committees
NHLA Women in Lodging is the premier state-wide industry organization exclusively for female hospitality professionals. NHLA Women in Lodging provides the ideal forum to promote women’s leadership as well as professional career development. NHLA Women in Lodging offers a dynamic mentor program, seminars, workshops, networking events, community philanthropic involvement, and access to female industry leaders.
The WIL mentor committee helps to guide the activities and coordination of the mentor programs that are offered two times per year for the WIL members.
The WIL philanthropy committee leads the activities in support of the selected charitable organizations which may include donation drives, fundraising events and educational resources.
NHLA Emerging Leaders Committees
Emerging Leaders is a division of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association comprised of young industry professionals under the age of 36. Under the guidance of the NHLA staff, it exists to engage young professionals in the Nevada hospitality and support industries through the development of local resources including networking, mentorship, philanthropic and educational opportunities.
Emerging Leaders Council
The council is comprised of leaders from across the NHLA membership with responsibilities to include assisting in coordinating relevant events and providing resources for our younger leaders.
The mentor committee members help to coordinate activities related to the Emerging Leaders mentor program which is offered twice a year.
The fundraising committee has the responsibility to meet the financial goal set each year. This is accomplished through soliciting and receiving monetary contributions from donors within and outside the hospitality industry.
The Events and Food and Beverage committee is responsible for creating, managing and coordinating events annually that generate funds for the foundation. A minimum of one main event will take place and be developed into a signature event on an annual basis. Smaller, more frequent events will be scheduled throughout the year with proceeds benefitting the foundation.
The education and mentor committee exists to develop and maintain the related foundation program components including scholarship application process, communication and administration.
The communication committee is responsible for helping to develop, create and maintain the brand throughout all communication areas including website, social media and marketing or informational collateral.
To join a committee please fill out this form.
We welcome your participation, guidance, ideas and support.