Divisions and Board of Directors
The Nevada Firearms Coalition is a membership organization lead by a Board of Directors. They meet three times a year as a board. Once a year there will be an annual meeting of the membership. Any person who is a member in good standing may assist a division and its director with accomplishing its responsibilities.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Don Turner, Former President
Greg Ferrante, President
Dave Talaga, First Vice President
Randy Mackie, Vice President Legislative Division
Megan Ferrante, Secretary
Steve Close, Treasurer
Joe Goss, Northwest Area Director
Debbie Giebel, Northeast Area Director
Douglas DiJulio, Southern Area Division Coordinator
Garrett Johnson, Communications Division Director
Alex Nikolov, Range & Retail Division Director
Paul Chaffee, Education & Training Division Director
Doug Shadid, Membership Director
Julius Fortuna, Conservation Division Director
Jeff Bryant, Competitions Director
Tom Panagos, Development/Fundraising Director
The following are divisions of the NVFAC. Please contact the respective division director for information regarding the division and also if you wish to volunteer to assist that division with its’ responsibilities.
Area Directors from three areas of the State – North West, North East and South: shall coordinate Coalition support and activities with organizations, individuals and conservation/shooting groups in their area. Area Directors may form committees within their division responsibilities as necessary to carry out the responsibilities of their division upon Board approval.
NORTH WEST AREA DIVISION
The North West Division shall cover the counties of Carson City, Washoe, Humboldt, Pershing, Churchill, Storey, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral and Esmeralda Counties.
NORTH EAST AREA DIVISION
The North East Division shall cover the counties of Elko, Lander, Eureka, and White Pine Counties
SOUTHERN AREA DIVISION
The Southern Division shall cover the counties of Nye, Lincoln and Clark Counties
The Competitive Division shall be responsible for all registered competitions and tournaments in Nevada which are sanctioned by the Coalition and/or by other organizations bodies who have an agreement with the Coalition or are Coalition members. Through its Competitive division the Coalition may conduct championships or it may authorize and arrange for a member organization to conduct a championship in accordance with the Coalition’s established procedures for conducting championships. The Competitive Division is responsible to plan, arrange for or conduct the annual State Championship and any other Coalition authorized and sponsored competitions for different disciplines. This provision shall include any and all sponsorship and/or support authorized by the Coalition of teams and/or individuals to represent the State at international, national, regional or other major competitions.
The Communications Division shall be responsible for the Coalition web page, online monthly newsletters, membership communications, issue updates, marketing and advertising for the Coalition and its activities. This Division will work closely with the Secretary in coordinating its responsibilities.
RANGE & RETAIL BUSINESS DIVISION
The Range & Retail Division shall be responsible for coordinating with shooting ranges and those involved in shooting related retail operations to further the goals of the Coalition. This Division may provide input and recommendations to member ranges and retailers for state of the art improvements and enhancements to their ranges and operations.
The Education & Training Division shall be responsible for development, management, sponsorship and/or presentation and for coordination of Coalition sponsored education and training programs including youth, women, self-defense, law enforcement, conservation and competition.
The Conservation Division shall be responsible for monitoring conservation activities and providing information to members regarding conservation activities and concerns.
The Vice President for Legislative Affairs shall oversee the Legislative Division. Please click here to go to the NVFAC PAC page.
Membership Division shall be responsible for recruiting and engaging Coalition members, developing membership benefits, growing the membership of the Coalition as well as providing and maintaining membership tables/exhibits at gun shows and other gatherings of compatible activities as well as recruiting, supervising, training, equipping and mentoring Coalition recruiter program.
Fund Raising Division shall be responsible for fund raising activities of the Coalition including developing and hosting fund raising activities and overseeing the Coalition’s fund raising efforts.
NVFAC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
This is our official PAC that allows NVFAC to be an active player in the legislative processes
This is a IRS 501(c)3 charity that supports our firearms safety, education, competition and conservation efforts. Donations can be made directly through this web page and by supporting it through the Amazon Smiles Program and the Smith’s Inspiring Donations Program.