Las Vegas Urban League Professionals
Enterprise Group Sales and Marketing Manager
Bourne, Group Sales Manager with Enterprise Rental Car in Las Vegas, has a long history of working with the Urban League for nearly 10 years and was named board chairman in 2019. Bourne attended California State Polytechnic University of Pomona where he majored in Finance Real Estate & Law.
Vice Chairman & Treasurer
United Health Care, Las Vegas NV — Operations Manager
White, Operations Manager at Everise in Las Vegas, NV, brings a vast array of strategic planning and business leadership experience to the board. A graduate of the College of Air Force in Denver, CO, White is active in the community including serving at Vice President/Treasurer for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Urban League.
Dr. D. Edward Chaney
Dr. Chaney, who received the Doctor of Ministry degree focusing on Collaborative Leadership in the 21st Century from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, joined the board in 2011 and is the Immediate Past Chairman (2011-2015). Active in the community, his present memberships and affiliations are numerous including an appointment by former Governor Brian Sandoval to the Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs (2018- Present) as Chairman.
Andre R. Franklin
Clerk of the Court/Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Court
A member of the board since 2013, Franklin is the Clerk of the Court/Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Court. A native of East St. Louis, Illinois he has called Las Vegas home since 2010 and former Case Management Coordinator with the Chicago-Urban League.
Lauren Edgar, MSN Ed.
Senior Mediation Specialist, Clark County Justice Court (Retired)
White joined the board in 2018. He brings vast professional leadership development experience working with youth and adults as a Senior Mediation Specialist with the Clark County Justice Court (Retired).
Mortgage Lender, Legacy Home Loans
Our newest board member is a veteran mortgage lender serving the Las Vegas community for 17 years. Originally from Compton, California, Marlena has a passion for educating the African American community on the importance of sustainable wealth through homeownership.
Virginia L. Johnson
President of Las Vegas Urban League of Young Professionals
Virginia a Las Vegas native is the current president of the Las Vegas Urban League of Young Professionals which she has been a member of since 2015 serving in the capacity of membership chair and treasurer.
Virginia has been connecting with young professionals in the Vegas Valley as well as all over the United States like the Young Professionals mission to Empower communities and changes lives, Virginia embodies that to the fullest wanting to see positive change in her community.
A big believer in Mental Health Wellness, Virginia supports Therapist of Las Vegas, NAMI of Southern Nevada and the Nellie Bly Leadership Society.
Virginia is no stranger to Mental Health industry having spent 12 years in the working in both outpatient and inpatient capacities.