Board Chair, Executive Committee Chair, Nominating Committee, Ex-officio to all committees
Executive Committee Chair
Ex-officio to all committees
Before joining the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada Board in 2016, Kevin Melcher helped start the Community Foundation of Elko County while living in Elko, Nevada. Kevin currently serves on the Board of Trustees as Vice-Chair and serves on the Executive and Nominating Committees. He has served as the Chair of the Stewardship Committee since 2018.
Kevin worked as a school and district level administrator within the Elko County School District for more than 20 years. After his retirement from the school district, he was elected to the Board of Regents for the Nevada System of Higher Education in 2011. He also served on the Nevada Board of Education from 2013-2015 and again from 2019-2021. Kevin brings experience to the Community Foundation through his previous and current work with a number of nonprofits and fundraising organizations, including the Great Basin College Foundation, the Elko General Hospital Foundation, the UNR Alumni Council, and Rotary Club.
Working with the Community Foundation is one way he is helping the community grow and thrive, Kevin says.
Kevin has been married for over 40 years to his wife, Ann Marie. Both are Reno natives. Kevin enjoys traveling and participating in winter sports in his free time.