Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced the appointment of Lori Lea as the new President of Southern Nevada Public Television (SNPT), which provides volunteer, financial, marketing and advocacy support for the television station. She has been a member of the board for more than seven years and previously served as Vice President and Secretary.
Lea is founding Co-Chair of the Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council, its mission to educate the community on issues affecting women and girls including human trafficking, health and well-being of young girls, and women who have made an impact in Southern Nevada. She is a member of the Vegas PBS Charlotte Hill Society and a past member of the Community Council, which hosts the annual Splendor in the Glass Wine and Beer Tasting fundraising event.
Owner and publisher of her own company, AECIndustryPro.com LLC, Lea has more than 25 years of experience in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. Prior to starting her own company, she worked for two prominent architecture firms, JMA Architects, Inc. and Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Architects.
Other officers elected include Bill Curran, Vice President; Jennifer Schuricht, Secretary; and Mark Deshler, Treasurer.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most watched PBS stations on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot!
Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas PBS.org, PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSParents.org, PBSTeachers.org and NextAvenue.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce training and economic development through Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).
Vegas PBS provides K-12 educational resources to teachers and students in public, private, charter and home schools including professional development courses; One Place, a curriculum-correlated online media service; the Described and Captioned Media Center (DCMC) containing materials for deaf, hard of hearing, blind and vision impaired individuals and those who assist them; and Ready To Learn literacy and health community workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.