The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada was founded in 1994 to bring together diverse and potentially competing organizations into one cohesive force for social and environmental justice in Nevada. Since 1994, our organization has grown from 12 original founding member groups to a current membership of near 30 organizations.

PLAN’s Executive Board and Staff

Executive Board

  • Raquel Cruz Juarez, President
  • Erik Shoen, Treasurer
  • Joe McCarthy, Secretary
  • Patricia Gallimore, Director at large
  • Courtney Errington, Director at large
  • Ruben Murillo, Director at large

Northern Nevada Staff

  • Bob Fulkerson, Co-founder and State Director
  • Jan Gilbert, Co-founder and Director Emerita
  • Rosa Molina, Citizenship Director and Operations Manager
  • Stacey Shinn, Political Director
  • Manny Becerra, Organizing Director, Environmental Justice
  • Escenthio “Thio” Marigny, Student and Environmental Justice Organizer
  • Monique Normand, Plan Member Groups and Civic Engagement Organizer
  • Claudia Castaneda-Flamenco, Immigration Organizer

Southern Nevada Staff

  • Laura Martin, Associate Director
  • Dulce Valencia, Organizer Director, Civic Engagement
  • Amanda Khan, Organizer, Economic Justice
  • Erika Castro, Senior Organizer, Immigration