Community Advisory Board

Allegiant Stadium recognizes the value and importance of involving external stakeholders to inform the development, implementation and promotion of its community-based programs and initiatives.

The purpose of the Community Advisory Board is to assist and ensure ASM Global, Allegiant Stadium and its partners deliver programs and initiatives that are impactful and relevant to disadvantaged youth in Las Vegas and the surrounding areas.

It is the mission of the Community Advisory Board to contribute insight, ideas, and influence to improve the quality of life - socially, economically, culturally - for disadvantaged youth in Las Vegas, Nevada via community collaboration and engagement.

BOARD MEMBERS

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Myisha Boyce (Board Chair)

President and Managing Member
MYS LLC

 

 

 

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Myisha Boyce is the founding member and president of MYS LLC, Nevada-based women and minority-owned professional services organization. She has spent the past decade leading high-stakes programs and diverse teams across various technical industries. Established in 2014, the business has seen exponential growth over the past several years. Myisha credits professional and community partnerships for the organization’s early success.

Her drive for success is fueled by her passion for service through advocacy. Myisha is a legislatively appointed Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Nevada Department of Business & Industry’s Commission on Minority Affairs, serves on the National Forum for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and Chairs the Business Council for the Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce.

Myisha prides herself on being both a lifetime learner and educator and often calls upon skills acquired from a post-secondary degree and concentrated graduate-level coursework in Education at the University of California, San Diego. Her current focus is building and enhancing strategic professional partnerships that jointly benefit business and the community.

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Ashanti Lewis

​​​​Director, West Las Vegas Promise Neighborhood
Nevada Partners

 

 

 

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As the Director of WLVPN/Community Relations, Ashanti is responsible for the planning and oversight of Nevada Partners’ West Las Vegas Promise Neighborhood initiative. Key responsibilities include the direct oversight of WLVPN pillar project management, planning and designation of project resources, and stakeholder cultivation and engagement. She supports the agency’s overall vision by implementing community initiatives and developing strong partnerships while planning, directing, and coordinating activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image while raising issue awareness for Nevada Partners.

Ashanti takes pride in serving the community, especially with fellow members of her sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., collectively working together to bring awareness to a variety of issues such as maternal health, food insecurity, and childhood mentoring. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Public Policy and Leadership with a Master of Arts in Urban Leadership.

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Evan Louie

Community Advisory Board Member
 

 

 

 

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Evan Louie is dedicated to serving Southern Nevada in philanthropy and civic engagement. He was appointed by Governor Sandoval and state legislature of Nevada as Commissioner of Minority Affairs, chairing the Economic Development Subcommittee under the Department of Business and Industry.

Evan built a business recognized by the Las Vegas Visitor and Convention Authority as one of three enterprises representing Las Vegas for global tourism. He has received numerous awards including commendation awards from Senators and Congressmembers and was recognized by Vegas Inc. / Las Vegas Sun as an “Unsung Hero of Las Vegas Valley” and by Channel 3 News as an “Everyday Hero and Those Who Make a Difference in Southern Nevada.”

Evan has been a keynote speaker at national business conferences and associations on topics from social entrepreneurship to state policymaking. He is a prolific public speaker and media magnet, with multiple appearances on local and national television, print, and radio. His passion is helping others achieve successful ventures and giving back to our communities.

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Jeff Saling

Co-Founder & Executive Director
StartUpNV

 

 

 

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In 2017 Jeff co-founded StartUpNV, a non-profit state-wide startup incubator and accelerator. As part of his work with StartUpNV, Jeff also co-founded FundNV (2020), a pre-seed startup fund and AngelNV (2021), a seed fund that also educates new angel investors.

Since founding StartUpNV, Jeff has seen 650+ startup pitches, mentored dozens of founders, helping to raise over $65M in funding for more than 20 companies.  Before founding StartUpNV, Jeff was a SaaS startup founder and software company executive with 4 successful exits between 1992 and 2016.

In addition to leading organizations, Jeff’s experience includes running worldwide sales organizations, SaaS operations, and product development. Jeff also teaches Engineering 461 (High Tech Entrepreneurship) during the fall semesters at the University of Nevada, Reno (since 2018).  For more detailed information see Jeff Saling's LinkedIn.

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Lisa Morris Hibbler

Chief Community Services Officer
City of Las Vegas

 

 

 

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Lisa Morris Hibbler, began her career with the city of Las Vegas in 1997. Over that time she has served the community in many positions, including as the director of the city’s Youth Development & Social Innovation Department.  Currently, she serves as Chief Community Services Officer within the Office of the City Manager. Morris Hibbler is a proven strategist with extensive experience in the areas of community, youth and workforce development, code enforcement and homeless prevention. 

Appointed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval in 2012, she served for five years on the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice and the Juvenile Justice Commission.  In 2017, she was elected to serve as trustee on the U.S. Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council. Dr. Morris Hibbler was also appointed by the Clark County Board of Commissioners to serve on the Family Services Department Citizens Advisory Committee and the Department of Juvenile Justice Services Citizens Advisory Committee. 

Dr. Hibbler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and a Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of La Verne, California.  In 2012, she completed the Judicial Administration Graduate Certification at Michigan State University and in 2018 earned an Educational Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate from Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy.

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Terrence Thornton

Executive Director
Special Olympics Nevada

 

 

 

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A lifelong Nevadan, Terrence Thornton has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years. Terrence has held his current position as executive director for Special Olympics Nevada for two years. Prior to his tenure with this organization, Terrence was the Vice President of Development for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance where he held several roles during his 13 years with the alliance. Terrence is a gracious leader that seeks to lead by example. In his downtime, he loves to travel and spend time with his family and friends.