Staff Directory

Who We Are

The Division of Tourism operates within the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (DTCA) to help achieve the Governor’s strategic priority of a vibrant and sustainable economy. In addition to managing state tourism efforts, the Division provides communities and businesses with development resources, training, and grant assistance that help bolster local economic bases and diversify regional economies.

DTCA Leadership & Team

Brenda Scolari

  • job_title: Director

Mary Ellen Kawchack

  • job_title: Chief Deputy Director
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Angie Mathiesen

  • job_title: Operations and Finance Manager
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Dee Chekowitz-Dykes

  • job_title: Executive Assistant
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Travel Nevada Staff

Bethany Drysdale

  • job_title: Chief Communications Officer

Christian Passink

  • job_title: Director of Sales and Industry Partners
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Ronald Webster

  • job_title: Chief Technology Officer
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Administration

Nevada Industry Partners

David McDowell

  • job_title: IT Technician
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Lindsey John

  • job_title: Administrative Assistant
Nevada Industry Partners

Lisa Rosas

  • job_title: Management Analyst
Nevada Industry Partners

John Bridges

  • job_title: IT Technician
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Marketing

Susan Mowers

  • job_title: Art Director

Kyle Shulz

  • job_title: Research Manager

Rachel Wright

  • job_title: Social Media Strategist

Sydney Martinez

  • job_title: Content Manager

Devon Blunden

  • job_title: Marketing Specialist

Jessica Grundy

  • job_title: Marketing Manager
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Public Relations

Chris Moran

  • job_title: Public Relations Specialist

Guy Clifton

  • job_title: Communications Manager, Cultural Affairs

Tracie Barnthouse

  • job_title: Public Relations Specialist
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Brett Fisher

  • job_title: Public Relations Assistant
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Sales

Sylvia Welsh

  • job_title: International Market Manager (China, India, South Korea, Japan)

Yennifer Diaz

  • job_title: International Market Manager (Australia, Canada, Latin America)

Shari Bombard

  • job_title: Rural Programs Manager

Juraj Sojka

  • job_title: International Market Manager (France, Germany, UK)
Nevada Industry Partners

Dea Mitton

  • job_title: Sales & Industry Partners Assistant
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Nevada Magazine

Megg Mueller

  • job_title: Executive Editor

Carrie Roussel

  • job_title: Circulation Manager

Kippy S. Spilker

  • job_title: Art Director

Alexandria Olivares-Wenzel

  • job_title: Senior Graphic Designer

Adele Hoppe

  • job_title: Advertising Sales Manager

Eric Cachinero

  • job_title: Associate Editor

Janet Kinney

  • job_title: Account Technician
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