The Advisory Council on the State Program for Wellness and the Prevention of Chronic Disease (CWCD) - Board Members

Vacancy Notices

CWCD is currently seeking an energetic and qualified individual to fill the following position:

Current Members

Committee positions are established within NRS 439.518.

Ihsan Azzam, PhD, MD

Chief Medical Officer
(2a) The Chief Medical Officer or the designee of the Chief Medical Officer

Andre DeLeon, Med

Education Programs Professional
(2b) The Superintendent of Public Instruction or the designee of the Superintendent

Vacant

(2c) One representative of the health insurance industry

Rebecca Scherr, MD

Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
(2d) One provider of health care

Janae Ballingham, MAT

Physical Education Instructor
(2e) One representative of the Nevada Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance or its successor organization

Christina Demopoulos, DDS, MPH

Assistant Professor
(2f) One representative of an organization committed to the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases

Thomas McCoy, JD

Council Chair
(2f) One representative of an organization committed to the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases

Benjamin Schmauss, MPH

Government Affairs Director - Council Vice-Chair
(2f) One representative of an organization committed to the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases

Stacy Briscoe, RD

Registered Dietician
(2g) One registered dietitian

Tina Dortch, MPA

Program Manager
(2h) One representative who is a member of a racial or ethnic minority group appointed from a list of persons submitted to the Administrator by the Advisory Committee of the Office of Minority Health within the Office for Consumer Health Assistance of the Department

Christine Syverson, BS

Chief Executive Officer
(2i) One representative of private employers in this State who has experience in matters relating to employment and human resources

Erin Dixon, MS

Public Health Supervisor
(2j) One representative of a local health authority

Jacque Ewing-Taylor, PhD

Associate Director
(2k) One representative of the Nevada System of Higher Education from a list of persons submitted to the Administrator by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada

Joyce Woodhouse

Nevada Senator
(3a) One member of the Senate

Amber Joiner

Nevada Assemblywoman
(3b) One member of the Assembly