Chapter Advisory Board
Our board represents a cross-section of our community and is an advocate for the bleeding disorders community. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization so that the funds raised directly affect results.
Kim Luong Velazquez
Renee Cotrell Duran
Our staff is committed to make sure your voice is heard. If it concerns our cause, rest assured our staff is on it.
Jacob Murdock, Executive Director
Jacob joined the Chapter in 2021. Originally from Denver, he has lived in Southern Nevada for the past 15 years. He brings experience in volunteer management, outreach, your programming and education. Jacob is a dedicated volunteer having served with Camp Anytown, Q3 Student Partners, The Young Non-Profit Professionals Network and Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA). Jacob holds bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Fort Lewis College, an M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Arkansas and an M.S. degree in Political Science from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. In his free time, Jacob spends his timing hiking and camping throughout Nevada and Utah and seeing live music across the country.
Mariana Peña, Administrative Assistant
Mariana joined the Chapter in the Spring of 2021. She went to the University of California, Santa Cruz and graduated with a Bachelor's in Sociology and a Minor in Education. She has worked with several non-profit organizations in numerous support roles including helping them plan their events and programs. Mariana’s support in these positions have allowed her to build great relationships with her community. In her spare time, Mariana enjoys spending time with my family and watching crime shows.
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