Sandra Douglass Morgan serves as Chair and Executive Director of the Nevada Gaming Control Board where she is responsible for the Board’s daily operations, including managing a $44 million dollar budget and approximately 400 employees in five cities throughout Nevada.
She is a former government affairs director for a Fortune top 10 telecommunications company and previously served as the City Attorney for the City of North Las Vegas. Prior to her public service with the City, she served as a Litigation Attorney for one of the world’s largest gaming companies. Sandra is the first African-American Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and was the first African-American City Attorney in the state of Nevada. Sandra also served on the Gaming Commission and the Athletic Commission prior to joining the Gaming Control Board.
Her awards and honors include the UNLV Boyd School of Law Distinguished Service Award, Corporate to Community Connector award from the National Urban League Young Professionals, “Women in Business and Politics” award from the Urban Chamber of Commerce, Ladies of Distinction Award from Olive Crest, the National Bar Association’s Nation’s Best Advocates “40 under 40,” and Attorney of the Year Award by the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association.
Sandra is a member of the State Bar of Nevada. She earned her B. A. in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Reno and her J. D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.