Southern Nevada Chapter

The Southern Nevada Chapter of NevAEYC serves individuals working in early childhood education in the Las Vegas/Clark County area. They sponsor educational events, advocacy activities, special events such as the annual ECE Awards Night, and have regular membership meetings.


Southern Nevada Chapter Governing Board

  • President: Mary Regan
  • Past President: Keana Sullivan
  • President Elect: Open
  • Treasurer: Mikaela Cunningham/Annie Phillips
  • Secretary: Denise Sidney
  • VP of Public Policy: Dianne Farkas
  • VP of Professional Development: Glenda Billingsley
  • Membership Chair: Kelly May
  • Members-At-Large: Jennifer Davis, Jennifer Gray, Tameka Henry, Julie Houchins, Tracy Lewis, Maria Marinakis, Gigi Perry, and Dana Pfannkuchen

For information contact board members at

Southern Nevada 2018 Board Meetings

January 10

March 14

May 9

June 13

September 12

November 14

For the 2018 calendar year Board Meetings will be held at the Las Vegas Urban League Early Childhood Connection office (2470 N. Decatur Blvd. Suite 150 89108).  Meetings are from 4:30-6:30pm and are open to all active NevAEYC members.  If you are unable to attend in person, phone conference options are available.  For phone conference log-in information please contact

Southern Nevada Events

Training and Networking Events

Your Southern Nevada Chapter Board will be working on scheduling the 2018-2019 events at our annual retreat in October.  Information will be posted once the calendar is approved.  If you have suggestions for events or want to join an event committee please contact Mary Regan at

Week of the Young Child (WOYC) – Family Fun Day Celebration

This year’s WOYC is April 8-12, 2019.  SNC NevAEYC will be holding an event in the Las Vegas area.  More information to come as plans come together!  If you are interested in serving on the WOYC committee please contact us

For more information and ideas on how to celebrate with your family or students please visit:


Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy 

The Southern Nevada Chapter is pleased to present the Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy!

We are looking for individuals, who would like to develop their leadership skills, and mentors, to support our future leaders, in the Early Childhood Community. The Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy requires a 9 month commitment from participating emerging leaders and mentors.

The Academy consists of:

  • A Leadership Mixer
  • Attendance at the SNAEYC Fall Educational Development Conference
  • Monthly Seminars (total of 48 hours of The Nevada Registry Approved Training)
  • NevAEYC State Conference Attendance
  • Early Childhood Leadership Project
  • Meetings with a Mentor

For more information on how to be a part of the 2018-2019 academy please email


Southern Nevada Chapter Board Meeting Minutes

SNAEYC Minutes January 2018

SNAEYC Minutes November 2017

SNAEYC Minutes October 2017