Nevada State College
Nevada Faculty Alliance
ABOUT

Who Are Our Members?

Our members are professors, lecturers, adjunct and contingent faculty, librarians, counselors, professional staff, administrative staff, emeritus faculty and community allies united by promoting opportunities for higher education in Nevada.
Meet The NSC-NFA Officers
Leila Pazargadi
2017 - 2019 President
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH

Location: LAS Building, Office 145
Phone: (702) 992-2657
Email: Leila.Pazargadi@nsc.edu


I believe in the power of unions. The NFA is crucial in protecting academic freedom, promoting equitable work environments, and supporting faculty at the frontline of defending the right to education.
Vikash Patel
Vice-President of Membership and Organizing
​​​​​​LECTURER OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Location: NSE Building, Office 132
Phone: (702) 992-2623
Email: Vikash.Patel@nsc.edu


I joined our Chapter because it is a platform to discuss and implement effective policies that cater to access, retention, and fair compensation for all faculty. Serving as Vice President of Membership, I intend to disseminate information on how NFA can be an asset to all faculty that can consequently lead to increase in membership, involvement, and attaining common goals.
Laura Decker
Vice-President of Communications
LECTURER OF ENGLISH COMPOSITION

Location: LAS Building, Office 152
Phone: (702) 992-2674
Email: Laura.Decker@nsc.edu


As a previous member of the Culinary 226 union. I worked for a  viable presence in the grievence process. Now, as a faculty member at NSC, I care about working for positive faculty relations and understand that faculty can be most effective when their voices are acknowledged in every process. 
Hank Boone
Secretary
ACADEMIC SUCCESS COACH FOR THE SCHOOL OF NURSING

Location: NSE Building, Office 348
Phone: (702) 992-2854
Email: hank.boone@nsc.edu



The NFA can assist Nevada State College to hire diverse faculty and professional staff. The diverse community will help all students gain a sense of belonging at our institution.

Paul Buck
2015 - 2017 Past President
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Location: LAS Building, Office 168
Phone: (702) 992-2620 
Email: Paul.Buck@nsc.edu