Board of Trustees

Founder | Emeritus (1927-2020)

For more than 50 years, Irwin Molasky played a significant role in the phenomenal growth of the Las Vegas valley. As Chairman of The Molasky Group of Companies, he was an innovator in the creation of much of the Las Vegas skyline.


For the last 48 years, Dennis Kennedy has been representing “good people with bad problems” in the assertion and defense of their rights. These people include judges, lawyers, pharmaceutical and tobacco companies, hospital and healthcare providers, casinos, and manufacturers and purveyors of various other products and services.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation, Chair

Alan Duncan has served on the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice for eighteen years. Alan is the current chair of the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation and chair of the Finance Committee.

Linn P. Billingsley is the Vice President of Regional Operations for Kindred Healthcare, LLC.  Kindred is a specialty hospital company operating transitional care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and providing contract rehabilitation services nationwide.  In her 20+ years with Kindred Healthcare, a privately held company based in Louisville, KY, she served in a variety of administrative and executive positions throughout the west and at their corporate office before becoming an officer with the company. 

Jeri Crawford is President of the Las Vegas Philharmonic and has served on the organization’s Board since 2005. She has led the Las Vegas Philharmonic since 2008 and during that time established the orchestra as resident company at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Crawford has bolstered the organization’s presence through expanding initiatives focused on Youth enrichment and community engagement. Under her guidance, the Youth Concert Series has grown its free concerts, music education and Music Van program to over 30,000 Clark County School District students per year.

Christian Haase is co-founder, owner and operator of several Las Vegas-based companies, including Burnett Haase Construction, 24/Seven Xpress Convenience Stores and Liquor Library, LLC at McCarran Airport. In addition, he has principal experience in all areas of commercial real estate development, management and feasibility analysis. 

Jeanne Richard Jones is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ALPHA Services, the company she founded in 1993. Her company provides business support and staff augmentation services to government and industry in the areas of administrative, technical, allied healthcare, information technology, and security throughout the continental U.S. Hawaii, Guam and Saipan.

A Magna Cum Laude graduate and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Utah, Dr. Kingsley received his medical degree from the University of Utah College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine as well as his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Arizona.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Investment Committee Chair

Ellis Landau is a retired financial executive and private investor with more than 30 years of experience as a financial executive in the gaming and hospitality industries. He serves on the Board of Directors for a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations.

As president, since 1997, Michael Luce oversees the multi-state real estate investment and development companies of The Walters Group.  With more than 500 associates employed with The Walters Group and its affiliated companies in southern Nevada, The Walters Group is a multi-faceted entrepreneurial group of businesses that includes residential and commercial developments and various land holdings.

Mr. MacTaggart is a partner in the firm’s Corporate & Securities, Gaming, Real Estate, Taxation, and Trusts and Estates practice groups. His practice emphasizes multi-jurisdictional business and corporate law, tax litigation and consultation, national and international gaming and hospitality, shareholder and partner dispute resolution, business-related aspects of commercial litigation, business formations, acquisitions and reorganizations, including substantial experience with Nevada anti-takeover laws.

Alan Molasky was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over the past three decades he has been actively involved in a wide range of real estate development in Las Vegas and California ranging from warehouse distribution facilities to single family, multi-family and ultra high-end condominiums and specializing in Design. 

As a tenured executive with Universal Health Services, Karla Perez currently serves as the Regional Vice President for the Western Region of Universal Health Services. In her current role, Karla provides oversight to the operations of Spring Valley, Summerlin, Desert Springs, Valley, and Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Centers in Las Vegas, Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nevada and an additional acute care hospital currently under construction in Henderson, Nevada. Karla has multi-state experience having previously overseen hospitals in both Washington and California.

Steven J. Peterson is the Executive Director for Hospitalist operations for IPC: The Hospitalist Company in Nevada and California.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Finance Committee Chair

Reed Radosevich is the President of Northern Trust Bank for the state of Nevada.  He is responsible for business operations for both Trust and Investment as well as Private Banking, catering to affluent individuals within Nevada. 

President and Chief Executive Officer

Karen Rubel currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Nathan Adelson Hospice. She joined the organization in 2007 as the Vice President for Development. She has extensive experience in major gifts fundraising and building development programs, along with strong leadership skills and strategic planning abilities. 

Michael D. Rumbolz is Chairman and CEO of Cash Systems, Inc. (CKN-AMEX), a provider of cash access services to the casino industry.  Its products include proprietary ‘All-in-One’ cash advance ATM’s, credit and debit card cash advance kiosks and check cashing solutions, and collectively comprise the primary means by which casinos make cash available to their customers.

Mr. Schreck, resident in the firm's Las Vegas office, is chair of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Gaming Law Group and a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business Group.

Lou Silvestri has been a Nevada resident since 1957.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Mr. Silvestri had a very successful career with the Clark County School District for 27 years holding various leadership positions as a teacher, school administrator and central office administrator.  

Mr. Richard Worthington has served as president & chief operating officer for Paradise Development Company and The Molasky Group of Companies since 1998.  Worthington is responsible for providing leadership and management to the overall operations of this highly diversified and prolific family-owned real estate firm that has been at the forefront of southern Nevada's growth for nearly sixty years.

  • Robert Barengo
  • Al Bendict
  • Michael Fauci
  • Priscilla Schwartz-Hodes
  • Donald D. Snyder