Healthy Communities Las Vegas, 2012: Program

Thursday, January 19, 2012

8:30 – 9:00amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks

David Erickson
Center for Community Development Investments
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

9:30 – 10:15amMorning Keynote
David Williams
Professor and Robert Wood Johnson Senior Fellow in Residence
Harvard University 
10:15 – 10:45amMorning Break
10:45am – 12:00pmWorking Together: Regional Models, Lessons, and Strategies for Scale


Maureen Schafer-Peckman
Chief Emerging Business Officer
Cleveland Clinic Nevada

India Pierce Lee
Program Director, Neighborhoods, Housing, and Community Development 
Cleveland Foundation

Jeff Edmondson
Managing Director
Strive Network

Mariano Diaz
Western Regional Vice President
LISC Sustainable Communities Initiative

12:00 – 1:15pmLunch Keynote

Deborah Williams
Manager, Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Southern Nevada Health District

Robin Hacke, Director of Capital Formation Living Cities

1:15 – 2:15pmWhat’s Happening in Las Vegas Now?

Lisa Morris Hibbler
Deputy Director, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department
City of Las Vegas

Denise Tanata Ashby
Senior Scholar
The Lincy Institute, UNLV

Cass Palmer
President and CEO
United Way of Southern Nevada

Dr. Lawrence Sands
Chief Health Officer
Southern Nevada Health District

2:15 – 2:45pmAfternoon Break
2:45 – 3:45pmFinancing Healthy Communities

Gian Brosco
Nevada Community Foundation 

Cyndy Gustafson 
Strategic Progress

Holly Lyman
Director, Women’s Care Center 
Catholic Healthcare West

Tracy Ericson
Vice President, Community Lending and Investment 
Wells Fargo Bank

3:45 – 4:30pmBring It All Together in Las Vegas: A Facilitated Conversation

Lisa Richter
GPS Capital Partners

4:30 – 4:45pmClosing and Next Steps

Joselyn Cousins
Vice President, Community Development
United Way of Southern Nevada

4:45 – 6:00pmReception