UMC Board of Trustees

UMC Board of Trustees

The UMC Board of Trustees sits as the governing board for University Medical Center. The Board's meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:15 a.m. and are open to the public. Meetings are at the Clark County Government Center, 500 Grand Central Parkway.

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Commissioner William McCurdy II - Chair

William McCurdy II

Commissioner William McCurdy previously served two terms (2016-2020) in the Nevada State Legislature as the representative for Assembly District 6. During his tenure as Assemblyman, he was elected as the first African American and youngest chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party. Significant legislation introduced by McCurdy improved Education, Public Safety, Healthcare and Economic Development. While at the Legislature, he served as vice chairman of the Government Affairs Committee and was a member of the Commerce and Labor and Legislative Operations and Elections committees. Additionally, he served on the Homeland Security Commission.

Prior to his service in the Nevada Legislature, McCurdy was an organizer with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) where he elevated to state political director. He also was very engaged during his years at the College of Southern Nevada where he was elected student body president. While there he fought against tuition increases and worked to secure thousands of dollars in student scholarships to ensure education was within reach for many desiring to achieve their dreams.

McCurdy is a native Las Vegan, born in the very Commission District he now proudly represents. He holds an Associate’s degree from the College of Southern Nevada and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Arts in Urban Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He plans to attain a law degree in the future. McCurdy enjoys spending time with family, especially attending sporting events with his two sons, Charles, 14, and William, 12.

Commissioner Tick Segerblom - Vice Chair

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom was sworn in to his first term to represent District E on Jan. 7, 2019. A third-generation Nevadan born in Boulder City, he brings a legacy of service to the residents of Nevada, serving in the state Assembly from 2006 to 2012 and as a state senator from 2012 to 2018. He is a staunch progressive on equal rights and smart growth management. His service legacy hails from his mother who served in the Nevada Assembly and his grandmother and great grandfather who also served in the state Legislature, making him a fourth-generation Nevada state representative. Commissioner Segerblom served six regular sessions and eight special sessions in the state Legislature.

Prior to politics in Nevada, Commissioner Segerblom was in the White House Personnel Office for President Jimmy Carter and was later appointed by former Nevada Governor Richard Bryan to the Colorado River Commission. He served on the River Commission from 1988 to 1990 and in 1990 was elected to a four-year stint as state chair of the Nevada Democratic Party.

A graduate of Pomona College in California and the University of Denver Law School, Commissioner Segerblom practices law, specializing in employee-employer relations. He was recognized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in 1992 as the "Civil Libertarian of the Year" for his work on behalf of Nevada's working class. He also was chosen to receive the Nevada State American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO)'s "Friend to Nevada's Working Families Award" in 2006. Additionally, Commissioner Segerblom served on the Clark County Legal Aid Society board and as legal counsel to the Nevada Faculty Alliance.

From 1991 to 1995 he served on the Las Vegas Planning Commission. From 1996 to 2000, he was a member and, for a time, chaired the Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission, working to protect the architecture of local buildings.

District A - Commissioner Michael Naft

Clark County has been home to Commissioner Michael Naft for more than 25 years. Michael is committed to providing District A with the same high level of constituent service that he has offered throughout his career.

Michael has served the residents of Clark County since Jan. 3, 2013 as District Director to Congresswoman Dina Titus. In that role, Michael worked with hundreds of Federal Agencies, Departments, and Commissions overseeing outreach and constituent services for more than 700,000 Nevadans. Michael has focused on streamlining access to federal programs, advocating for improved roadways and pedestrian safety, and for increased travel and tourism to southern Nevada.

Prior to working for the United States House of Representatives, Michael worked and consulted for numerous local, state, and federal officials, and advised several nonprofit organizations.

Michael attended the Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Currently, he serves on the Anti-Defamation League's Associate Board of Directors and the Board of Directors for Temple Beth Sholom in Las Vegas.

District B - Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick

Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick was appointed to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, by Gov. Brian Sandoval to replace Commissioner Tom Collins. Commissioner Kirkpatrick will represent District B through the remainder of the four-year term that ends December 2016.

Commissioner Kirkpatrick was serving in the capacity of Assemblywoman for Nevada's Legislative District 1 when she was tapped to join the seven-member County board. She was first elected to the Nevada Legislature in 2004 and served five regular and seven special sessions in Carson City before the appointment. In 2013, she was elected Speaker of the Assembly and prior in 2011, she was the only member of the Assembly to chair two committees: Government Affairs and Taxation. She also served as a member of the Commerce and Labor and Legislative Operations and Elections committees.

Commissioner Kirkpatrick is a native Nevadan, who grew up in Clark County. She graduated from Western High School and attended Krolack Business School and the Community College of Southern Nevada. Commissioner Kirkpatrick is married to her husband, Michael, and together they have six children and six grandchildren.

District C - Commissioner Ross Miller

Ross Miller

Commissioner Ross Miller is a career public servant and former Nevada Secretary of State. A former prosecutor, Ross served Clark County as Deputy District Attorney until he was elected as the youngest Secretary of State in America - and the youngest in Nevada history - in 2006. A post he held until 2014.

As Secretary of State, Ross oversaw a wide array of divisions including Commercial Recordings, Securities, Elections, Nevada Business Portal, and Notaries Public. His leadership is nationally recognized, He was also named a “Top 10 Rising Political Star” by the Washington Post, was selected as one of “24 Rising Stars in American Governance” by the Aspen Institute and was awarded a Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership. Ross currently serves as Clark Hill’s Government & Regulatory Affairs Vice President. He also serves as general counsel for Fine Entertainment Management and, prior to that, was CEO of Big Knockout Boxing.

As a former Clark County Deputy District Attorney, Ross prosecuted thousands of cases for murder, sexual assault, armed robbery, drug trafficking and kidnapping.

Ross holds dual post-graduate degrees: a law degree and an MBA, both earned simultaneously from Loyola Marymount University. Prior to Loyola, Ross received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.

Born in Las Vegas and raised in Carson City, Ross is the son of former Nevada Governor Bob Miller and First Lady Sandy Miller. He has two daughters, Cameron, 13, Geneva, 11, and a son Reece, 8.

District F - Commissioner Justin Jones

Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones was elected to the Clark County Commission in 2018 and sworn in for his first term in January 2019. Commissioner Jones previously served in the Nevada State Senate (2012-2014), where he was an Assistant Majority Whip and chaired the Health and Human Services Committee. While in the Legislature, Commissioner Jones had the opportunity to work on important community issues including protections for homeowners facing foreclosure, gun violence prevention, marriage equality and conservation of Red Rock Canyon. Commissioner Jones also successfully completed the Clark County Neighborhood College Program in 2016.

For many years, Commissioner Jones has provided pro bono representation to child victims of domestic abuse and neglect through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Children's Attorney Project. Commissioner Jones has also previously served as Chair of the Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada and Battle Born Progress organizations and on the Board of Directors for United Way of Southern Nevada and Emerge Nevada. Commissioner Jones was also a founding board member of Nevadans for Background Checks which successfully advocated for a 2016 ballot initiative requiring background checks on all gun purchases.

Commissioner Jones has been a practicing attorney in Nevada since graduating from George Washington University Law School in 2001. Commissioner Jones is a partner in the law firm of Jones Lovelock practicing primarily in the area of business litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Commissioner Jones served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Hunt of the United States District Court, District of Nevada.

District G - Commissioner Jim Gibson

Larry BrownA former three-term Mayor of Henderson and a practicing attorney in business and commercial law for more than 35 years, Jim Gibson brings his extensive experience in local government and in Nevada's tourism, hospitality, entertainment and business industries to his position as County Commissioner.

While mayor of Henderson (1997 - 2009), Gibson guided the city through a period of unprecedented growth as it became the second-largest city in Nevada. Among many other notable accomplishments, he was instrumental in updating the city's comprehensive plan, securing Congressional approval for the establishment of a Limited Transition Area comprised of more than 500 acres of west Henderson industrial property, creating Henderson's nationally award-winning Development Services Center, establishing the Apple Partnership, a city-wide K-3rd grade literacy program which has been adopted by the Clark County School District, and leading the effort to establish Nevada State College.

A native Nevadan, born in Las Vegas and a near lifetime resident of Henderson, Gibson has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors, the Nevada Development Authority Board of Directors, the Las Vegas Events Board of Directors, the Regional Transportation Commission and as Co-Chair of the Civilian Military Council for Nellis Air Force Base, while mayor. In the private sector, among other boards, Gibson served on the St. Rose Dominican Hospital Board of Directors including a term as its chair.