- BS, Business Management, San Diego State University
- MA, Higher Education Administration, New York University
- PhD, Workforce Education and Organizational Leadership, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
In addition Dr. Davis’s position at SNC, she also serves as the Director for Academic Enrichment at the UNLV Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (CAEO). She administers four federally funded TRiO projects (three Student Support Services, and McNair Scholars Program).
Dr. Davis has been an educator for more than 15 years. Her previous positions include serving as an elementary school teacher and counselor for San Francisco Unified School District.
Dr. Davis has made numerous presentations on educational issues on the state, regional, and national levels. Her professional affiliations include the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and TRIO Training Faculty. Dr. Davis also serves as a part-time instructor in the College of Urban Affairs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Jim Davis leads Smart Wire Grid as its Chief Executive Officer. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Smart Wire Grid provides innovative solutions to electric utilities around the world. They have groundbreaking power flow control technology allowing a utility to optimize its grid and meet the challenges of the modern electricity industry.
Its first-of-a-kind distributed series reactor, the PowerLine Guardian™, converts an existing transmission line into a controllable and observable Smart Wire, providing the ability to shift power away from overloaded lines or onto underutilized lines, helping to ensure the reliability and efficiency of the power grid.
Before joining Smart Wire Grid, Jim built Chevron Energy Solutions (CES) into a leading energy efficiency, power system reliability, and renewable energy services company. CES developed hundreds of sustainability projects that saved institutions and businesses more than $1 billion in energy costs, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than three million metric tons. In 2004, he was recognized as the Northern California winner of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Previously Jim held senior executive positions with PG&E Energy Services and Duke/Louis Dreyfus, where he created and led the retail energy services businesses which offered comprehensive energy solutions to commercial, industrial, and public sector customers.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a major in marketing from The Ohio State University.
- B.S., Education, Nova Southeastern University
- M.S., TESOL, Nova Southeastern University
- M.A., Education, National University, San Diego, CA
Educating adults has been the most rewarding experience. They are focused and motivated with hope for their future as well as the future of their families. Providing a conduit for the achievement of their goals gives me reassurance toward a bright future for all of us.
After graduating from Columbia University (BSEE) and Hamilton College (BA -Mathematics) in the joint “3-2″ Program, Chuck went on to the University of Rochester, where he received an MBA in Finance and Marketing.. He then went on to a 40+ year career with Fortune 500 manufacturing companies, with a focus on product development of consumer and industrial products.
He held positions of increasing responsibility with Litton Industries, Rockwell International Corporation, Maytag Corporation and Masco Corporation, where he retired in 2007 as Group President – Architectural Products, after having been President of Delta Faucet Company , Division of Masco, from 1988-1999. As Group President-Architectural, he was lead executive in acquiring for Masco and managing companies such as Behr Paint, Milgard Windows, Masterchem Industries Ltd., Vapor Technologies, Inc., and a number of additional consumer durable and related technology companies, domestic and foreign. The Architectural Products Group posted sales of several Billion Dollars per year and operations in North America, Europe, and Asia under his direction. Chuck has held, or continues to hold positions on the Board of Directors of six different private, multi-generational for-profit companies. He was previously a member of the SNC Board of Trustees from 2003-2010, with specialty in Finance and Administration. He has guest lectured at Anderson University, Michigan State University and University of Toledo on Leadership.
Recently widowed of his wife of 48 years, Chuck has two grown daughters and six grandchildren. You’ll see him hiking on the Tahoe Rim trail with his brown and white Dalmatian “Blaze”. Chuck has been part of the Incline Community since 2000
- BA, University of Oregon
- MFA, University of Arizona
A Nevada Fellowship of the Arts recipient, Dudley and his art are deeply informed by mountains, desert, rock-climbing, and being alone both in the land and in a more existential way. His photography, installation, sculpture, and video work has been exhibited in galleries, public collections, and alternative spaces, including Mindy Oh in Chicago, the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, the A.M. Project and Treehouse Galleries in Los Angeles, and the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. Exhibiting at times under the name of his alter ego Jimmy Jewel, he is a member of the art collaborative, d3ms, and his ongoing photographic collaborations with performance artist Joanna Frueh have resulted in portfolios published by UC Berkley, University of Nevada, and Nevada Museum of Art presses. Courses: New Genres, Contemporary Issues, Gallery Exhibition, Professional Practices, Photography, Sculpture.