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Stay connected by joining the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs chapter. For more information, please contact Nicole Santero, Chapter President, nicole.santero@unlv.edu.

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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumni Chapter

Board of Directors

  • President - Nicole Santero ('16 MA Journalism & Media Studies; '13 BA Communication Studies)
  • Vice President - Yessica Palma ('19 MSW Social Work)
  • Treasurer - Christian Salas ('15 BA Criminal Justice)
  • Secretary - Donna Feliz-Barrows ('18 MSW Social Work)
  • Board Member - Linett Posada ('16 BS Public Administration)
  • Board Member - Sara Farr ('14 BA Journalism & Media Studies; '14 BA Communication Studies)
  • Board Member - Chenee Marx ('03 BA Communication Studies)
  • Board Member - Kanani Espinoza ('18 MPA Public Administration)
  • Board Member - Jocelyn Bart ('17 BA Journalism & Media Studies)
  • Past President - Izack Tenorio ('17 MPA Public Administration)

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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

Dianna Ballash

Dianna Ballash, '04 BA Communication Studies, works for a local government agency in the Portland, Oregon, area supporting communications and policy initiatives. Previously, she worked for the Las Vegas Valley Water District and Southern Nevada Water Authority for nearly a decade. She wrote and produced a water-conservation themed television program and supported a variety of water-related projects. She is married to Joseph McLaughlin, '04 BS Business Administration, who works for an investment company. He previously worked for Greenspun Media and for several national financial services firms. The couple celebrates their 10-year wedding anniversary this year. They have twin sons and a daughter. The family lives in Beaverton.  

Amanda Gordon

Amanda Hurst Gordon, '09 BA Sociology, '11 MA Criminal Justice, recently was hired as the board and volunteer relations coordinator in UNLV's ​office of alumni engagement & annual giving.

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