Members

The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) is established pursuant to federal law and Nevada Revised Statutes 459.738. The Governor may appoint up to twenty-five members to the SERC. To the extent practicable, appointments will be made of those who have technical expertise in responding to emergencies. One or more of the members will be appointed to serve as chairman or co-chairs. The term of each member of the SERC is four years and there is no limit on the number of terms a member may serve.  Member composition is defined in the SERC Bylaws.

The State Emergency Response Commission employs staff as necessary to perform its duties. Staff currently consists of an Administrator and a Commission Coordinator.

Co-Chairs

Bart Chambers
Chief, State Fire Marshal/Department of Public Safety
Current Term Ends: March 2020
Dennis Nolan
EMS Division Chief, Reno Fire Department
Current Term Ends:  March 2023

Members

Current Term Ends: March 2020

Caleb Cage
Chief, Department of Emergency Management/ Department of Public Safety
Current Terms Ends:  December 2020
Jon Bakkedahl
Nevada Division of Emergency Management/ Department of Public Safety
Current Term Ends:  October 2022
Lance Chantler
Reno Sparks Indian Colony
Current Term Ends: September 2020
Susan Crowely
Crowley Environmental LLC
Current Term Ends:  June 2022
Augustine "Gus" Farias
Sonoma Home Health and Omni Care Hospice
Current Term December 2021
Matthew Griego
City of Elko Fire Department
Current Term Ends:  March 2019
Clinton Hayes
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District
Current Term Ends:  March 2021
Karen Luna
Private Sector Member
Current Term Ends:  January 2021
Jess Lankford
Occupational Safety & Health Enforcement
Current Term Ends:  October 2022
Eric Santos
AVP,Business Initiatives Consultant at Wells Fargo
Current Term Ends:  March 2019
Ryan Sommers
North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District
Current Term Ends:  June 2019
Kelly Thomas
Staff Engineer, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Current Term Ends: March 2020