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Board of Directors

June L. Beland

Founder, President & CEO

Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada since 2002 Entertainment Industry, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist - 38 years Semi-Retired Publisher (Celebrity & Business publishing since 1977). Graced the 2005 Las Vegas Centennial Wall of Women with 256 other women Featured in the Nevada Women’s Legacy Book for the 150 Years of Excellence.

Norman H. Beland, Sr.

Treasurer

 

Retired from the transportation industry after 42 years, experience with legal paperwork on regulations for local and long distant transportation, and accountability for DOT. He was honored with safety awards within the freight transportation industry while keeping within the guidelines of the Labor Unions.

Norman H. Beland, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

 

Coming Soon

Marie R. Scrofani

Secretary

Marie comes to us with 36 years administrative background in the following areas: insurance, legal, construction, education, retail, notary and real estate.  Marie holds a Real Estate license in the state of Nevada, previously worked as a Substitute Teacher (K-5) and also as a Special Education Support Staff in Primary Autism for Clark County School District.

Executive Board Members

Anita Laruy
 

Dynamic Life Change - Serves as Vice-President of the Board of Governors at North Vista Hospital; Member of the Women’s Chamber Executive Board and Director of Government Affairs

Anita Laruy has been living in Las Vegas since 1986. She grew up and was educated in New York. She holds both a Bachelors and Law Degrees and was certified as a Life Coach at the Coach Training Alliance. She worked at the City of North Las Vegas for 19 years and held the following positions:  Director of Intergovernmental Relations, where she served as the City’s Lobbyist; Assistant to the City Manager; and Director of the North Las Vegas Library District. She is currently a Certified Life and Legislative Coach.  She is very active in the Las Vegas community and currently serves as Vice-President of the Board of Governors at North Vista Hospital; Member of the Executive Board and Director of Government Affairs for the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada. She has also served on many state and local boards.  Her awards are too numerous to list. Anita is fully bilingual: English and Spanish

Dolores Campuzano-Pignatello


The Cosmopolitan - Executive Director of Banquet Operations and Property Ambassador for Community Involvement for the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

 

Dolores has worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 26 years. Prior to the Cosmopolitan, Dolores was with MGM Resorts International for over 15 years at 3 of their Luxury Properties (Bellagio, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage). Other previous employers include Pebble Beach Resorts, Hard Rock Resorts and Walt Disney World Resorts. Dolores is a UNLV Alumni ’00, an MGM Resorts International Leadership Institute Alumni ‘12 and a Leadership Las Vegas Alumni ’16. She is a mentor and advocate to various individuals throughout the Hospitality Industry, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and within the community. Dolores is currently a WCCNV Board Member, a WCCNV Legacy Foundation Board Member, a Congressional Award of Nevada Board Member, a DFSSNV Board Member and a Nevada Donor Network Diversity Council Member.

Summer-Clark Webb

American Estate & Trust LLC - VP, Business Development
 

Summer Webb serves as Vice President of Business Development for American Estate & Trust (AET), a Nevada Trust Company and Financial Institution. AET provides software for businesses nationwide to manage retirement accounts and alternative investments. Summer has been with AET since 2015, heading strategic partnerships and business development. She has a background in real estate and project management. Her vast industry knowledge and experience enable her to successfully support the needs of scaling businesses across the country. As a wife and mother, Summer is personally passionate about the community. She provides education on financial literacy and investing in alternative assets with retirement funds. Her family volunteers/sponsors numerous athletic and educational youth programs and provides college scholarships and funding to multiple charities. She also serves on the Executive Board of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and The Legacy Foundation Board, providing scholarships to at-risk youth.

Berenice Church

 

Bank of America - VP Sr. Relationship Manager

Berenice Church is a Vice President; Senior Relationship Manager in Business Banking with Bank of America N.A. Berenice has been in the Commercial Business Banking Industry for 22 years in the Las Vegas Market. You can say she is almost a native of Las Vegas since her father’s government job moved the family here in the late 70’s. Berenice is on the Executive Board and the Legacy Board of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada. She was also a finalist for NAWBO’s Glass Ceiling Women of Distinction Awards in 2020. Previous positions in organizations include being a previous board member of Life after Active Duty, which helps veterans of the armed forces, and a 2019 graduate of Commercial Real Estate Women’s Leadership Class. She actively participates in CREW Commercial Real Estate Women’s Group and is involved in numerous other organizations. Berenice volunteers her time to non-profit charitable institutions in Southern Nevada with community outreach.

Rita Vaswani
 

Nevada State Bank - VP/Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank

 

As a relationship manager for the Professional Banking team, I help busy professionals like doctors, dentists and attorneys with all aspects of their financial needs, both business and personal. I have over 20 years of banking experience focusing on SBA loans and financing for mergers & acquisitions, commercial real estate, working capital, equipment & inventory purchases, and managing cash flow. As a Las Vegas resident since 1992, I am the founding President of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce and president of Asian American Group/AAG. I sit on several boards, including the Advisory Board for Touro University, Advisory Board of Dignity Health St. Rose Hospitals, Executive Board of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada, Board of Trustees for the FBI Citizens Academy and also serve as policy chair for AREAA (Asian Realtors Association of America) and Advisory Board Member of Las Vegas Metro Police Multi Cultural Advisory Council. I am Founder/President of the Nevada Congressional Awards Board and a member of the National Congressional Awards Board. In addition, 2013 NV Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee by Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada©

Capucine Holmes
 

Caesars - Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Community Engagement

and Philanthropy for Caesars Entertainment.

She manages relationships with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion partners. She is passionate about the communities in which she serves. She is part of Caesars' dynamic Corporate Social Responsibility team that feeds her passion to do good. She moved to Las Vegas in 1999 where she made Las Vegas her home. Capucine passion is to incorporate programs that are beneficial for the mission of equipping individuals for life within the communities in which she lives. These responsibilities included program management, program development, and delivery, budget and team management, fundraising, public speaking and relationship management. She served several years on Executive Boards and memberships of non-profit organizations to ensure the betterment of the communities of Southern Nevada. Capucine serves on the Executive Board of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada.

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