Our Executive Team

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Mackenzie Cutler, President

Mackenzie Cutler is student body president of Churchill County High School. She is also an active member of National Honor Society. After graduating CCHS this May, Mackenzie will attend Northern Arizona State University where she plans on majoring in chemistry with an emphasis on forensics and criminalistics. Mackenzie attended and helped coordinate LEAD Green’s 2nd Annual Leadership Summit. She is thrilled to be part of the LEAD Green team and looks forward to a great year ahead.

 
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Logan Green, Executive Vice President

 
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Garrett Kalt, VP of Communication

Born and raised in Fallon, Nevada, Garrett Kalt attributes his passion for service, leadership, and community to his small-town upbringing. Garrett views LEAD Green as a platform to pay it forward and give back to the community that shaped him into the person he is today. Garrett recently graduated Washington State University with degrees in Strategic Communication and Political Science within the Honors College. He currently lives in London where he is pursuing a MSc in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science. After completing his masters, Garrett hopes to pursue a career within state and local government focusing on internal communication, organizational management, and constituent relations.

 
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Robyn Jordan, VP of Development

 
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Amidayne Nelson, VP of recruitment

AmiDayne graduated from Churchill County High School in 2018. She was a part of student council all four years, and was class president her senior year. Additionally, AmiDayne was part of National Honors Society, a Varsity Cheer captain, and Alto Section Leader in the Nevada All State Choir 4 years in a row. AmiDayne recently opened a small business specializing in permanent makeup, and hopes to open a full salon with her aunt in the near future. She spends her spare time writing music and traveling. AmiDayne is extremely excited to be a part of LEAD Green and give back to the community.

 
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alan kalt, VP of Fundrasing

Alan Kalt grew up in a small rural town in southeastern Montana.  The farming and ranching community of Forsyth had a significant impact in Kalt's growth and development.  He attributes the environment in his ability to have “foresight” and challenge others to focus on the future.  Kalt is a certified public accountant and the Churchill County Chief Financial Officer. His leadership role and financial background has assisted Churchill County in effectively dealing with growth and the financial challenges facing local governments over the past 25 years.  Kalt teaches Extended Studies Classes at the University of Nevada Reno and serves on various community and state boards providing community service to enhance of those communities. He is an honor graduate from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. He is excited about the positive impact that LEAD Green can have on helping youth find their passion in life and learn to be there best.

 
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Shannon Garcia, Treasurer

Shannon (Mandic) Garcia was born and raised in Butte, MT and moved to Fallon 14 years ago to teach in Churchill County. She taught 1st grade for CCSD for 10 years and is currently a 1st/2nd grade math teacher at Oasis Academy. Shannon loves the small, rural community of Fallon and couldn't be more excited to support local students in becoming future leaders and advocates through LEAD Green.

 
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Hannah Johnson, Administrative Assistant

Hannah Johnson was born and raised in Fallon on a family dairy farm. Having put her formal education on hold after getting an Associate of Science, Hannah is working on paperwork to fulfill her lifelong goal of serving a mission for the LDS church. Additionally, Hannah plans to continue school and become a dental hygienist. Working in leadership positions such as Student Body Secretary and Vice-President of Phi Theta Kappa, her college honor society, she gained life long friends and professional skills. Knowing that leadership is shown through many different attributes, Hannah focuses less on eloquent speaking and emphasizes using positivity and energy to motivate others to success. She truly believes that loving life is the biggest pre-requisite to being the best leader you can be. 

 

Our Board of Directors

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Andy Lenon, Board Member

Andy Lenon grew up in Reno, Nevada and moved to Fallon five years ago. He is currently the school counselor at the Oasis Academy College Preparatory (OACP). This is his tenth year as a school counselor and the majority of his time has been spent in the public charter school system. While completing his Bachelor's and Master's degrees he worked for the City of Sparks, City of Reno, and the State of Nevada at the Adolescent Treatment Center. He is passionate about helping students pursue thier passions and to develop a "live for Monday" attitude. He is honored to be apart of LEAD Green and to help cultivate Fallon's next generation of leaders.

 
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Paolo Narag, Board Member

Paolo Narag is a Churchill County High School Alumnus from the Class of 2014. He is currently a graduating senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studying business at the Keanan-Flagler Business School. Since leaving Fallon, Paolo has had opportunities from working in investment banking to consulting for Facebook. Next year, he will begin his career at Procter & Gamble in Boston. Paolo is excited to be a part of LEAD Green, as he hopes to give back to the community of Fallon and help students realize their leadership potential.

 
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Kadie Zeller, Board Member

Kadie Zeller grew up in Fallon, Nevada on a small ranch. She graduated from CCHS in 2011 and attended the University of California, of San Diego. While at UCSD, she found her passion in social justice and advocating for disadvantaged and historically misrepresented groups. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Zeta Rho chapter and played on the UCSD Women's Rugby Team. Kadie has always had a passion for travel and expansion of cultural knowledge. She visited Ghana, West Africa in 2013 and taught at the Maltiti Girls School. In 2015, she traveled to India with 22 UCSD students and attended Global Compassion Summit with His Holiness that Dalai Lama XIV. She graduated from UCSD in 2016 with a Bachelors in Psychology and minor in Public Service. Since then, she has moved back to Fallon and currently works for the Churchill Community Coalition, a non-profit organization that focuses on increasing substance abuse prevention and mental and behavioral health wellness in Churchill County. She is passionate about youth mental health leadership development and is a community advocate in creating better access to youth-based resources. Kadie is currently starting her own nonprofit organization that focuses on bringing mindfulness, meditation and other alternative stress-coping practices to youth and adults. 

 
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Glen Perazzo, Board Member

Glen Perazzo is a Fallon native and a 1981 graduate of CCHS. Glen served an LDS mission to Michigan and received his BS degree from Brigham Young University in Political Science with a minor in Theatre Arts Education. He is in his 29th year teaching social studies and theatre at CCHS. Along with being the adviser for the Thespian Society, he serves as the adviser for the National Honor Society. Glen is an Eagle Scout and has served in various leadership positions in the Boy Scouts of America. Currently he is the co-adviser of Order of the Arrow Numaga Chapter, Council Chair of the Camping and Outdoor Program Committee and 2018 Summer Camp Commissioner. Glen has served on the board of directors of Fallon Community Television, Churchill County Museum, and currently as a baord member with Fallon Community Theatre. Glen and his wife Beth are the parents of five children and grandparents of two grandchildren.

 
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Sarah Frey, Board Member

Sarah Frey is a Fallon native who graduated CCHS in 2002.  She earned her undergraduate degrees in Social work and Psychology at Fresno Pacific University and completed her Masters of Education in Counselor Education at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.  After working as a high school counselor in Alaska, she moved around the country a bit for her husband’s Air Force career and they expanded their family with three fun loving little boys. Sarah and her husband are excited to again make Fallon their home and give back to the community that provided them such a solid foundation.  Sarah loves helping students prepare and plan for their future and is looking forward to working with the LEAD Green team to develop intentional leaders.

 
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Cheryl Venturacci, Board Member

Cheryl Venturacci has lived in Fallon for 30 years and raised two beautiful girls
who attended Churchill County School Districts (CCSD).  She also worked for CCSD for 23 years and two years ago was afforded the opportunity to be the Academic Adviser for Oasis Academy College Preparatory (OACP) school. This was an opportunity that Venturacci could not pass up as her passion is helping young adults reach their academic goals and achievements. Venturacci is honored to be part of LEAD Green and assist students in our community become leaders.

 
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Kathleen Williams-Miller, Board Member

Kathleen Williams-Miller always inspired to be a teacher and has enjoyed teaching for 27 years. Williams-Miller has a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Education. Her greatest joy was teaching gifted/ talented education. Many of her students have gone on to wonderful careers. Williams-Miller believes LEAD Green is a unique opportunity for students to learn skills and strategies from successful individuals.

 
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