Contacts

Alana Wise

Commissioner

General Public

Term End: 2024

Commission

(702) 213-0203

Alana has pushed to keep herself ahead of the game for business and industry standards. She recently was awarded the honor of being one of Greenspun Media’s 40 Under 40 recipients for 2021 following her award of SBA’s Microenterprise of the Year in Nevada.
She is a graduate of the WBENC West Platinum Supplier Program II, the NCA Contract Readiness Series II, and the SBA Street Wise MBA- Emerging Leaders Program. She strives for excellence and lifelong improvement through education and experience.
Alana believes strongly in giving back and contributing to the community. She has continuously dedicated a percentage of her wage to charity, sponsors underprivileged children, and has an active role in the outreach mission of her company and newly formed non-profit, DIRT. DIRT focuses on connecting the gap between the trades, environmental professionals and the community through education and workforce development. Alana is a Las Vegas native and is dedicated to her hometown roots.
Alana Wise is the owner of Bio Logical, as well as a founding officer for the non-profit DIRT. Born and raised in Henderson, NV; Alana has a degree in Biology from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. Her degree expands upon her background in construction implementation, and 16 years of experience leading teams in a variety of environments, with 11 of those years in biological consulting. She has, over the years, maintained formidable relationships with agency personnel and worked to adjust project requirements based on previous experience and unforeseen circumstances. Having worked in every stage of biological consulting, she is uniquely qualified to continuously evaluate the cost and quality of work while ensuring the biological documents are upheld.

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Casey Kiel

Commissioner

Farming

Term End: 2024

Commission

(775) 560-5161

Casey is a lifelong resident of Lovelock, Nevada where his family has been farming and ranching since the late 1800s. He still preserves that tradition by growing alfalfa and grain crops along with raising Angus cattle. Through his 20+ year career at a large mine in northern Nevada, Casey has extensive knowledge of multiple-use land issues and challenges facing this State through his roles as Technical Services and Operations Manager. Previous to his appointment as the farming representative on the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners in 2018, he was a Director on the Board of the Nevada Trappers Association. Casey is excited to continue Nevada’s work towards Sagebrush Ecosystem conservation & restoration as well as advancing efforts to maximize Mule Deer health and population along with the other ~900 species within the State.

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David McNinch

Commissioner

Conservation

Term End: 2022

Commission

(775) 747-7545

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Jon Almberg

Commissioner

Sportsmen

Term End: 2022

Commission

(775) 296-0706

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Ron Pierini

Commissioner

Sportsmen

Term End: 2023

Commission

(775) 721-3346

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Shane Rogers

Commissioner

Sportsmen

Term End: 2023

Commission

(702) 245-5900

Shane has been a resident of Nevada for 42 years. He graduated high school from Valley High School in Las Vegas and also went on to graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Shane is a long time Nevada banker, having started his career 27 years ago with First Interstate Bank. Since that time he has held many executive leadership roles in the banking industry. Most recently as the Senior Vice President and Director of National Wealth Sales for Mutual of Omaha Bank where he had spent the past twelve years before recently joining City National Bank as the Senior Vice President and Market Leader for their Private Bank in Las Vegas.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Shane is also an avid sportsman and conservationist. Shane is a Life Member of the Las Vegas based Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn, Nevada’s oldest conservation organization, as well as a Life Member of the Wild Sheep Foundation. Shane has also held other leadership roles for the Fraternity over the years from being a member of the Board of Directors to being a past Treasure of the organization. Shane’s conservation work for Nevada’s wildlife is also demonstrated with his many hours of volunteer work over the years to benefit all of Nevada’s wildlife.

Shane and his wife Carey have been married for 25 years. They have two sons, Jacob whom attends Brigham Young University and Joshua whom attends the University of Utah.

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Tiffany East

Chair

Sportsmen

Term End: 2023

Commission

(775) 250-8092

A native Nevadan and avid outdoor enthusiast, Tiffany East is the first female sportsman to serve on Nevada’s governor-appointed Board of Wildlife Commissioners.
Born and raised in Reno, she is part of a family with a long tradition of hunting and enjoying the bounty of Nevada’s outdoors. She has gone on to share this legacy with her children and grandchildren.
In 2018, Tiffany was appointed by Governor Sandoval as one of the members representing the interests of sportsmen on the Commission, and in her third year she was nominated by then chair, Brad Johnston, to be his vice-chair as well as the legislative chair in 2019 and again in 2021. In 2020 she was reappointed by Governor Sisolak and nominated chair by her peers, making history by becoming the first chairwoman. She is honored to be able to represent sportswomen, and encourages them to engage with the Commission and Advisory Boards to serve in leadership roles.
Tiffany has more than 30 years of success in creating award winning strategic relations campaigns at the local, regional and national levels. Her experience in public relations helps her navigate the line between the opinions of Nevada’s sportsmen and the general public, while managing the regulations associated with the Commission’s directive.
Honored to be tasked with establishing policy for the management of Nevada’s wildlife, Tiffany is grateful for the opportunity to serve the state along with her fellow commissioners and the sporting community in the essential work of preserving Nevada’s wildlife and ensuring that future generations will be able to enjoy all the outdoor beauty and abundance this great state has to offer. Her life-long love for Nevada’s outdoors drives her passion and dedication to Nevada’s wildlife.

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Tom Barnes

Commissioner

Ranching

Term End: 2022

Commission

(775) 744-4548

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Tommy Caviglia

Vice Chair

Sportsmen

Term End: 2024

Commission

(702) 289-3375

Tommy was initially appointed to the Wildlife Commission in 2018, and is currently serving his second term on the Commission. Mr. Caviglia is a lifelong Nevadan, graduating high school at White Pine High in Ely, then obtaining a B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of Nevada Reno. He is the Vice President of a Nevada based heavy civil construction company, specializing in large diameter wet utilities. Mr. Caviglia currently resides in Las Vegas with his wife and three daughters.

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