|Elaine P. Wynn |
Ms. Wynn, 71, has served as a Director of the Company since October 2002. Ms. Wynn has been a strong advocate of programs and services for children at risk of dropping out of school. Since 1995, she has co-chaired the Greater Las Vegas After-School All Stars, an organization that provides thousands of children with high-quality educational, recreational and cultural after-school programs. A past member of the Executive Board of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education, Ms. Wynn has served on the State of Nevada Council to Establish Academic Standards and chaired for 8 years the UNLV Foundation (the private fundraising arm of University of Nevada, Las Vegas). She is the founding chairman of Communities in Schools of Nevada and was appointed in 2009 as Chairman of the national board of Communities in Schools, the oldest, most successful stay-in-school organization in America. In 2011, Ms. Wynn was appointed by Nevada’s governor to co-chair a Blue Ribbon Education Reform Task Force that resulted in the enactment of ambitious new reform legislation. In 2013, Ms. Wynn was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to serve a two-year term on the Nevada State Board of Education and was subsequently elected unanimously by the board to serve as President of that body.
Ms. Wynn has also been a strong supporter of the arts. She established the Elaine Wynn Studio for Arts Education at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas and is a member of the Board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2012, Ms. Wynn was re-appointed to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Board of Trustees. She also serves on the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board.