2019 Board of Directors
From Left: "Pyro" Rob Abraham-Director, Julie Farina-Community Outreach Chair, Jim Cavaness-Director/Golf Chair, Dennis Cicala-Membership Chair, Pam tyler-President, Robert Jones-Past President, Tony Clate-Vice President, Bonnie Keller-Director/Events Chair
Not pictured: Dave Buist-Treasurer, Will Campbell-Director, Michael Thompson-Director, Linette McMonagle-Director
Pam Tyler is Director of Facilities for the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, located just off of the Las Vegas Strip. Pam has been in this position since August of 2018. Pam grew up in Las Vegas and is a graduate of the Operating Engineers apprenticeship program. She later taught at the apprenticeship for several years. Throughout her extensive career, she’s held a variety of positions in the industry, working her way from Apprentice Engineer up to her current role as Director. Her career in Las Vegas includes a variety of operations, such Harrah’s, the Flamingo Hilton, the Bass Pro Shops and Silverton.
With experience in both facilities & construction, and her understanding of LEED programs and energy auditing, she will be an asset to our programs. She is also a former member of the Clark County Planning Commission, and has extensive knowledge of a variety of building codes. She has previously served on the NPFMA Board in the roles of Secretary, Treasurer, Director at Large and Education Chair.
Pam is a proud mother to son Christopher, who followed her into the trade. She recently became a grandmother. Pam is passionate about a variety of interests outside of work and is currently building a winery in Pahrump, and has been making wine for the last three years.
Anthony S. Clate is the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Operations for One Nevada Credit Union. In his current position Anthony manages the purchasing, projects, inventory control, budget and general work orders for One Nevada’s Facilities department. With over 25 years’ experience in the Facilities Maintenance and Construction field, Anthony previously worked as the Manager for Madison Real Estate Group in Las Vegas, and as the Maintenance and Construction Superintendent for the Florida Department of Corrections. While at the Department of Corrections, Anthony invented and patented a lock test tool for the inmate cell doors and oversaw the repairs of two complete prisons and four work release centers. Earlier in his career Anthony was the owner/operator of Clate’s Repair Service which focused on electrical, mechanical and general repairs of all types of equipment.
Anthony proudly served four years in the United States Marine Corps in Motor Transportation, and was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard 109th Field Artillery.
After his military service, Anthony worked various construction jobs including working as a glazier for the local union 216 in Pennsylvania.
Anthony obtained his Associate Degree from Johnson College in automotive internal combustion technology, specializing in electrical. While attending Johnson College, Anthony was Vice President of the Automotive Club, a tutor, member of student government and listed in who’s who in college.
Anthony is a member of several professional organizations including; NFMT, NFMA and NPFMA. At One Nevada Credit Union Anthony serves on the Active Assailant, Safety, and Fire Safety/Prevention committees.
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Dave Buist, City of North Las Vegas
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Robert Jones is the Director of Engineering and Engineering Projects for the Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority. The LVCVA is the destination marketing organization for Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The LVCVA also owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center.
Robert is a graduate from the University of Phoenix, where he received his BA in Business Administration, Management and Operations. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, he has been a resident of Las Vegas for over 22 years. His career began in the United States Air Force where his duties included Central Plant Operations, HVAC, Electrical, Heavy Equipment Operation and Construction.
After serving in the military for 9 years, he launched his career in local government for Clark County where he worked in the Real Property Management Department. This included supervising multi craftsmen with repair and maintenance of over 800 facilities throughout the County including the Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice Campus and the Regional Justice Center.
As Director of Engineering, Mr. Jones is responsible for overseeing the facilities building maintenance as well as coordinating construction projects, planning for future development, expansion, and the assessment and viability of new construction projects.
He is active in many industry organizations, most notably the Nevada Professional Facility Managers Association (NPFMA) where he serves as President, International Facility Management Association (IFMA), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC).