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Stay connected by joining the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs chapter. For more information, please contact Izack Tenorio, Chapter President: izack.tenorio@alumni.unlv.edu.

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumni Chapter

Board of Directors

  • Izack Tenorio – President
    '17 MPA Public Administration
  • Linett Posada – Vice President
    16 BS Public Administration
  • Nicole Santero – Secretary
    '16 MA Journalism & Media Studies; '13 BA Communication Studies
  • Christian Salas – Treasurer
    '15 BA Criminal Justice
  • Yessica Palma – Member at Large
    '19 MSW Social Work

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Jon Castagnino, a graduate of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies, discusses his academic career.

Jon Castagnino, a graduate of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies, discusses his academic career.

Guy Demarco, a graduate of of the emegrency crisis management degree program, describes his experiences in the master's program.

Guy Demarco, a graduate of of the emegrency crisis management degree program, describes his experiences in the master's program. 

Class Notes

Leon Symanski

Leon R. Symanski, '87 BSBA Management, '94 MPA, '01 JD, is an attorney at Craig P. Kenny & Associates, practicing primarily in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation. He played basketball for the Runnin' Rebels 1984-87 under coach Jerry Tarkanian. His hobbies include golf, music festivals, reading, sports, and thoroughbred horse racing. He is married to Lisa Gentile Symanski, '87 BA Communication Studies. The couple lives in Henderson.

Amanda Litt

Amanda Litt, '08 BA Communication Studies, is an attorney. A 2011 graduate of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, she and her father became partners and opened Litt Law Firm in 2013. She handles a variety of cases including family law, personal injury, elder abuse and neglect, business formation, contract matters, and landlord/tenant disputes. Also in 2013 she and a partner started the Children’s Literacy Project in Las Vegas. The non-profit organization chooses different lower-income schools each year and focuses on making sure each child gets a book at their particular reading level. The successful charity has grown each year. In 2015 she was nominated as a top attorney in the United States by the Global Directory of Who’s Who. She sits on the business board of the Las Vegas-based startup, Urban Seed, a company that will feed the world with its amazing new science and technology behind food production. Her hobbies include running, reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

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