The RSCVA is governed by a nine-member board of directors representing a variety of business and community groups in Washoe County. The groups represented include: gaming, general business, and air service. The cities of Reno and Sparks and Incline Village are also represented as well as the Washoe County Commission.

Hillary Schieve
Hillary SchieveChair
Elected Mayor of the City of Reno in 2014, Ms. Schieve was elected RSCVA Board Chair in July 2020. A proponent of the local arts community, Mayor Schieve is the first woman in more than 25 years to Chair the United States Conference of Mayors Standing Committee on Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment and Sports; a position she’s held since 2017. Born and raised in Reno, Mayor Schieve attended Reno High School and Arizona State University and has received various community accolades, including the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, “Twenty Under 40” recognition, and the NV Energy Women of Achievement award.
Ann Silver
Ann SilverVice Chair
Ann Silver joined the Chamber in December 2016 after serving as Acting HR Director for Sierra Nevada College. She previously led J.O.I.N., a Reno-based nonprofit career training agency, and served as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada. A graduate of Cornell University and Notre Dame Law School, Ann worked in NYC for 20 years, leading Radio City Music Hall as General Manager and Sr. VP of Human Resources & Labor Relations for Restaurant Associates.
Bob Lucey
Bob LuceyBoard Member
Bob Lucey is the Washoe County Commissioner of District 2. Commissioner Lucey is known for his professional real estate and investments businesses, which include a pair of animal hospitals. Mr. Lucey attended the University of Nevada, Reno, is a fifth-generation Nevadan and a longtime resident of Washoe County.
Andy Chapman
Andy ChapmanBoard Member
Andy Chapman is the President & CEO of the Lake Tahoe Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau and has worked in the Lake Tahoe tourism industry for more than 25 years. Currently the chair of the Regional Air Service Corporation, Mr. Chapman also sits on Visit California’s advertising and brand content committees, as well as the Destinations Management Association West board of directors, and is the past chair of the California Travel and Tourism Commission’s Rural Tourism Advocacy Council and the High Sierra Visitor Council.
Shannon Keel
Shannon KeelBoard Member
General Manager of Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Ms. Keel has more than 16 years of experience in the casino industry, previously serving as Casino Services Manager at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe, Vice President and General Manager of Golden Mardi Gras in Colorado, and CEO and General Manager of Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort in New York. She received the 2017 “Top 40 Under 40” Award as an emerging leader in gaming and was a scholarship recipient of Global Gaming Women.
Mark Sterbens
Mark SterbensBoard Member
Mark Sterbens is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Nugget Casino Resort. Joining Marnell Gaming in 2009, Mr. Sterbens has two decades of experience in Nevada’s gaming and hospitality industry, including leadership roles at the MGM Grand, the Rio, Luxor, the Mirage, and Colorado Belle and Edgewater Casino Resorts in southern Nevada.
Daniel Farahi
Daniel FarahiBoard Member
Daniel Farahi is the Director of Development Services for Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. Prior to rejoining Monarch in 2015, he earned a Master of Business Administration from the Columbia Business School and worked as a management consultant in the financial services sector. Mr. Farahi also serves on the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees, having been appointed by the City of Reno in 2017.
Charlene Bybee
Charlene BybeeBoard Member
Charlene Bybee has served on the Sparks City Council since she was first elected in 2014. Her community involvement includes serving as the President of the Junior League of Reno, as a lobbyist at the Nevada Legislature, and as a member of the Sparks 2040 Master Plan Steering Committee and the City of Sparks Charter Committee. Ms. Bybee is a lifelong Sparks resident and graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Rick Murdock
Rick MurdockBoard Member
Rick Murdock is the Vice President of Governmental Affairs at Caesars Entertainment’s THE ROW in downtown Reno. With four decades of hospitality and gaming industry experience, Murdock has twice served as Chair of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board and is a current Board Member of the Regional Air Service Corporation, the Capital Projects Surcharge Advisory Committee for downtown Reno, the Downtown Reno Partnership and Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.