Katherine Roden

Katherine Roden is Vice President of Human Resources for Golden Entertainment, Inc. She has held various leadership and executive roles in the gaming industry since 1995 focusing in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Dr. Alexandria Le
Executive Artistic Director and Founder

Dr. Alexandria Le combines her passion for music and creative entrepreneurship through Notes with a Purpose. A native of Las Vegas, she pursued a Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctorate of Musical Arts from New York institutions. More on her here.

Lynda Keeton-Cardno

Lynda Keeton-Cardno is a licensed certified public accountant in Nevada. She is a founding Board Member for Dress for Success, and served as a former board member of YMCA of Southern Nevada and as a United Way Women's Leadership Council General Member. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a graduate of Arizona State University's School of Business and Honors College, and has held the Certified Information Systems Auditor designation.

Pegean James

Pegean James is principal-partner of Ernst & Young Las Vegas and has been a resident of Las Vegas since 2000.

Teri Raven

Teri Raven has studied the violin and piano throughout her life, and has had a lifelong commitment to philanthropy and the arts. Professionally, she has held various leadership positions in the software industry and most recently with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. She did her undergraduate work at UCSB and graduated with honors from UNLV’s Executive MBA program.

Dr. Joseph Rhodes

Dr. Joseph Rhodes is the Senior Director of Donor Relations at United Way of Southern Nevada and is a certified Major Gifts Fundraiser. He is a former Professor of Political Communication at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, where he published extensive research on religion and politics in America.

Jaime Smith

Jaime Smith was former Director of Communication and Education for Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada as well as former Director of Wine for MGM Grand and Caesars Palace. He has been Head Sommelier of Charlie Palmer Aureole -- where he was twice-named "Best Sommelier in America" by Food and Wine Magazine -- and head sommelier at Bellagio's Le Cirque and Circo. He was a former Professor of Oenology at University of Davis and University of Nevada-Las Vegas.


Founding Board Members who have lent us their passion and expertise and continue to support our mission:

Rosemary Richardson (Founding Chair), Michael Weaver (Founding Secretary)


Banner image: Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Music to the Rescue" (Chase Steves).