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Mayor’s Fund Announces New Board Members

Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE Announces New Officers, Members of its Board of Directors

From Left, Gian Brosco, Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler, Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Ivette Fernandez, John Tippins, Dr. Roy Whitmore

Las Vegas, Nev (Nov. 11, 2022) --- The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, a nonprofit organization established in 2018 to promote public-private partnerships that bring together the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to support programs and initiatives that meet our city’s most challenging needs, announces its new slate of officers and members of its board of directors.

Ivette Fernandez, Vice President of Government Affairs for Endeavor, parent of multiple globally recognized brands, including UFC®, IMG, Frieze, Professional Bull Riders, William Morris Endeavor, and the Miami Open, has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Mayor’s Fund Board of Directors. 

John Tippins, Founder & CEO, Northcap Commercial, will serve as Secretary; and Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler, Chief Community Services Officer, City of Las Vegas, will serve as Treasurer. Other newly appointed board members include Gian Brosco, President & CEO of Nevada Community Foundation, and Dr. Roy Whitmore, PhD, program chair, University of Phoenix College of Business and Information Technology.

“I am honored and humbled to have this opportunity to lead the Mayor’s Fund alongside an accomplished group of board members, who share a passion to address the most challenging needs of  the Las Vegas community and ensure quality of life for all residents,” said Ivette Fernandez, new board chair of The Mayor’s Fund.

“We recognize that our city’s most pervasive and complex challenges require a multifaceted approach that harnesses talent, resources and progressive thinking from the private sector,” said Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, City of Las Vegas. “That’s why I am so excited to have such an impressive group of leaders take the helm, to guide and direct the priorities, initiatives and activities of The Mayor’s Fund.  I look forward to the impact of their leadership.”


About The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE:

The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE was established in 2017 as a vehicle for corporate and philanthropic partners to support innovative programs that improve quality of life for all Las Vegas residents with a special focus on vulnerable populations. The Fund creates opportunities for public-private partnerships as well as donations of cash, time and in-kind goods and services.  Guided by a diverse group of community leaders, The Fund targets specific community needs with a goal of making Las Vegas a national leader in four areas:  Livability, Innovation, Future and Education. The Nevada Community Foundation, a public charity under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, serves as The Mayor’s Fund fiscal agent, receiving all private donations.  Donations to the Nevada Community Foundation for The Mayor’s Fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. For information, visit 


For more information, contact:  Melissa Warren, The Warren Group, [email protected], 702-528-6016.