WSNGA Executive Board
WSNGA Executive Board
Rusty Beckel – President
Rusty Beckel was a banking executive including as part of a start-up company that assisted banks throughout the country prior to retirement and is now an avid golfer and volunteer who spends time in Oregon and Southern Nevada. She has served as a volunteer in many capacities including as a USGA-certified rules official and committee member for the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur. She now loves Southern Nevada both on the course and off. “As for the WSNGA, as I interact with women in golf all over the country, I see an organization that is a ‘best practice’ in women’s golf,” said Beckel. “The WSNGA plays a vital role in executing on events that appeal to women and keeping Women’s clubs involved. I am honored and proud to join the WSNGA Executive Board as President.”
Nancy Lauback – Vice President
Nancy had a terrific professional career as a Medical Sales Representative/Corporate Accounts Manager. She ended professional career as a Social Security Disability Adjudicator and Medical Professional Relations Officer. She has been involved in the Las Vegas Women’s Golf community since 2012. She has been WSNGA Team Play Coordinator from 2019 to present. She was also President of SNGA Business Women 2022 and 2023.
Colleen Haight – Secretary
Colleen Haight is a professor of economics at San Jose State University in California, where she teaches a wide variety of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. She served as the Chair of the Economics Department from 2016 to 2019, and the Associate Dean of Undergraduate studies from 2019 to 2021. In addition to her work in the Economics Department, Dr. Haight served as the Acting Department Chair in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning from 2017 until 2019.
Prior to joining the academic world, Dr. Haight worked in both software development and the airline industry before returning to school to pursue her M.B.A. and doctorate. She has served on the boards of directors (one as board chair) for two mid-sized non-profit enterprises that serve the needs of the elderly in her community. She is a skilled manager with a history of achievement in process improvement and strategy development and implementation in the academic, commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
Sandra Jenkins – Treasurer
Sandy Jenkins has lived in Las Vegas for two decades and is a member of the Boulder City Women’s Golf Association. She has served as treasurer, VP and president for the Boulder City group and in 2015 she co-founded the Chimera Women’s Golf Association and serves as the team’s Team Play co-captain after four years as treasurer. She is also an animal advocate and operates her own accounting business.
Sherry Jackson – Team Play Chair
Sherry Jackson moved from Missouri to Las Vegas in 1966. She received her BS Degree from University of Arizona and her Master’s Degree from the University of Iowa. Her first job was teaching and coaching in Waunakee, Wisconsin. She was a statistical programmer for the VA Cooperative Studies program in Chicago and Western Airlines in LA before moving back to Las Vegas in 1987 to work for NVEnergy. Sherry retired from NVEnergy in 2013 so she could “spend more time on her golf game”.
Handicap – Deanna Imboden
Silver Cup – Christine Soscia and Debbie Love
Rules – Sue May
Parliamentarian – Kelly Nelson
Website Golf Genius – Sandy Barletta
Associate Member Representative – Maggie Bowgren
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