ATTENTION HOPES Patients: Northern Nevada HOPES clinics and pharmacies will be closed all day, Monday, 5/27, in observance of Memorial Day. 

 ATENCIÓN Pacientes de HOPES: Las clínicas y farmacias de HOPES cerrarán todo el día, lunes 27 de mayo, en conmemoración de Memorial Day.

Northern Nevada HOPES Board


Representing the community
we serve

Members of the Northern Nevada HOPES (HOPES) Board bring diverse skills and experience to guide HOPES in its mission. They generously volunteer their time and serve without compensation, and over half are also patients at HOPES. To contact a board member, please call HOPES at 775-786-4673.

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100% Giving Board Award

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada awarded the 100% Giving Board Award to Northern Nevada HOPES. Thanks to the HOPES Board for their financial support.


Douglas H. Brewer, CFP—President

Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Trudy Larson, M.D.—Vice President

Co-Founder of Northern Nevada HOPES; Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health, UNR; Professor, Nevada State Board of Health

Cliff Scheffel—Secretary

Partner Emeritus, SB Search Partners

Chris Bosse—Treasurer

Vice President, Government Relations, Renown Health


A.G. Burnett

Gaming Law Partner at McDonald Carano LLP

Maria Sandra Jimenez, Ph.D

Director at TRIO Student Support Services Program at Truckee Meadows Community College

Todd Felts, Ed.D

Reynolds School of Journalism Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

Jane E. Fox

State Director at Health Care for America Now (HCAN)

Patricia Gallimore

President, NAACP Reno-Sparks Branch

Heidi Loeb

Director of Special Projects for the Nevada Museum of Art

Amy McCombs, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML

Vice President of Quality for Acute Care at Renown Health

Theresa Navarro

Consumer Advocate, Northern Nevada HOPES

Par Tolles

Founder and Principal, Tolles Development Company

Katelyn J. Cantu

Washoe County Alternate Public Defender’s Office

Susan Fisher

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy at McDonald Carano