For more information regarding the Foundation contact:

Ms. Rebecca Mills (Chair)

For more general information on Great Basin, visit  or telephone (775) 234-7331.
















Board of Directors

Ms. Rebecca Mills (Chair)
Former Superintendent, Great Basin NP
Berkeley California


Mr. Steven Brown (Vice Chair)
Wealth management
Reno, NV 

Mr. Robert Morrill (Secretary)
Arbitrator, retired attorney
San Francisco, California


Mr. Paul Bath (Treasurer)
Ely, NV

Mr. Dave Tilford
Board member, Great Basin National
Heritage Partnership
Ely, NV



Mr. Mike Niggli
Retired COO, Sempra Energy
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Briget Tyson Eastep
Director, Harry Reid Outdoor Engagement Center
Cedar City, UT


Dr. Tyler Nordgren
Professor of Astronomy,
Redlands University
Claremont, CA

Ms. Mary Simmons
NV Energy
Reno, NV


Senator Richard Bryan
Fennemore Craig Law
Las Vegas, NV




Advisory Board Members:



Dr. Marc Johnson
President, University of Nevada, Reno


Dr. Margaret Rees
Acting Provost University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Caroline Bruno
Professor, Great Basin College
Elko, NV


Ms. Cindy Ortega
Senior Vice President,
MGM Resorts International 

Mr. Robert Palmer
Ely, NV


Mr. Jerry Martin
Retired, Bank Manager
Ely, NV

Ms. Janae Johnson
Shoshone Tribe
Elko, NV


Of Support to the Board:


Ms. Kim Wendt
GBF, Executive Assistant


Ms. Bonnie Bryan
Founder and Honorary GBF Chair

Mr. Steven Mietz
Great Basin National Park


Ms. Nichole Andler
Chief of Interpretation & GBF Liaison
Great Basin NP

Mr. Kelly Carroll
Park Ranger -- Astronomy
Great Basin NP


Mike Corum

Great Basin National Heritage Partnership:
Ms. Brandi Roberts
Executive Director




* Affiliations listed for identification only.