Board Member Biographies


Tan_2644Rhigel Tan, DNP, RN, APRN
Vice-President, RN Member

Education - DNP, Rocky Mountain University for Health Professions, 2011; MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010; MN, Cebu Normal University, 1993; BSN, Cebu State College - Cebu City Medical Center Collge of Nursing
Employment - Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Harmony Health Care - Nevada
Appointed - October 2011; Term Expires - October 2015

Brown_2681Mary-Ann Brown, MSN, RN
Secretary, RN Member

Education -  MSN, 1996, University of Nevada, Reno; BSN, 1985, University of Nevada, Reno
Employment - Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, Renown Health
Appointed - January 2013;  Term Expires - October 2016

McKenzie_2666Deena McKenzie, RN, MSN, CNML
RN Member

Education - MSN, 2005, University of Nevada, Reno; BSN, 1978, University of Nevada, Reno
Employment - Director of Nursing, Women's & Children's Services, Renown Regional Medical Center
Appointed - August 2014; Term Expires - October 2016

Carrauthers_2591Rick Carrauthers, LPN
LPN Member

Education - Diploma, School of Practical Nursing, Kiamchi Technical School
Employment - Director of Staff Development, Silver Ridge Health Care Center
Appointed - October 2009; Re-appointed October 2013; Term Expires October 2017

Snidow_2715Jennifer Snidow, MPH, MBA, CNA
CNA Member

Education - MPH, MBA; BS, University of Nevada, Reno
Employment - Business Process Analyst, State of Nevada, Division of Health Care Financing & Policy
Appointed - October 2011; Term Expires - October 2015

Halley_2605Sandra Halley
Consumer Member

Employment - Community Volunteer; Retired school teacher
Appointed - January 2008; Re-Appointed November 2009, November 2013; Term Expires - October 2017