The NVDECS  Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board. The NVDECS Foundation Board of Directors are elected to serve a two-year term. NVDECS solicits members of strategic partner community service organizations and other civic-minded community members to serve on its board. 

Pamela Hodge


Ashley Smith
Ashley N. Smith

Financial Secretary, Chair, Budget & Finance Committee


Vice President

Robin Phillips

Secretary; Chair, Governance Committee

Kim Peart


Tyra Cunningham
Tyra Cunningham

Chair, Endowment & Investment Committee

Denise Lynch
Denise Lynch

Chair, Development Committee; Chair Communications

Jequetta Byrd

Legal Counsel; Chair, Compliance Committee