ACLU of Nevada Hires Three New Staff Members

Affiliate: ACLU of Nevada
August 12, 2013 12:00 am

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff members. Amanda Morgan has been named Legal Fellow, Annette Raveneau has been named Development Manager, and Sara Lemma has been named Office Manager. All three will be based in our Las Vegas office.

Amanda Morgan, Legal Fellow, received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned her J.D. from William S. Boyd School of Law, where she was a Public Interest Law Fellow. Morgan is especially passionate about education advocacy, stemming from her time as a program facilitator for the Child Assault Prevention Program, and further as a law clerk focusing on special education issues at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. She enjoys volunteering and has done so with Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada, the Rape Crisis Center, and the Educational Surrogate Parent Program. Morgan has lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years.

Annette Raveneau, Development Manager, is a fully bilingual and multicultural Latina who moved to Las Vegas in 2008. Most recently, she was the Director of Communications for Know Your Care in Nevada a non-profit health care organization. She served the Las Vegas community for several years as a television journalist for the Univision Nevada station and prior to that as a reporter and producer for national Univision Network shows in Miami, Florida and Los Angeles, California. Raveneau earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Florida International University. She has a global understanding of individual liberties and civil rights having done a fellowship for the Radio in the American Sector (RIAS) Commission in Berlin Germany, having worked as a journalist in South Korea and fulfilled other reporting assignments in Mexico, Argentina, the Caribbean and Spain.

Sara Lemma, Office Manager, is working towards a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the ACLU of Nevada, Sara was a graduate intern at Planned Parenthood where she served as the team lead in writing the white paper for the comprehensive sex education bill. Sara served as the Operations Manager at the Hibiscus Suites Inn in Sarasota Florida and worked as an Administrative Assistant at CAMERA, a media watch organization.

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