Board of Regents Appointment:
1/11/2016 to 1/01/2017
Regent Allison Stephens was
elected to the Board of Regents in 2012 from District 4 in Clark County. She
currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the
Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee, Community College Committee,
Health Sciences System Committee and the ad hoc TMCC President Search
Committee. In July 2013, she was appointed to the Subcommittee on Governance
and Funding, part of the Nevada Legislature’s Interim Study Concerning the
Governance Structure of and Funding Methods for Community Colleges.
Regent Stephens is a 20-year Las Vegan with many years of community involvement
including service on the Clark County Desert Conservation Program Citizens
Advisory Committee, the Nevada State Board of Occupational Therapy, the Board
of Directors for the statewide non-profit EnergyFit Nevada, the American Cancer
Society Cancer Action Network and the Board of Directors for the statewide
non-profit Better Education Today. In 2015, Governor Sandoval appointed Regent
Stephens to serve a three-year term on the Nevada Commission for Women.
Professionally, Regent Stephens manages enrollment and strategy for a Chronic
Condition Special Need Plan serving people with End-Stage Renal Disease. Prior
to that, she worked as a national program manager for UnitedHealthcare.
In addition to her diploma
with an emphasis in Legal Studies from the Advanced Technologies Academy,
Regent Stephens holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration and a
Master of Education in Health Promotion, both from the University of Nevada,
Las Vegas. During her junior year of college, she studied at the Universidad
Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile, where she earned a certificate in
Spanish. Regent Stephens also completed a self-study certificate in
Health Economics through the National Library of Medicine. Currently, Regent
Stephens is enrolled at Rutgers University pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy
(Ph.D.) in Biomedical Informatics.