The board of directors are not paid for their service. They are volunteering their time so please be sure to thank them!



Fred Wechselberger President and Treasurer

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Fred has been a Las Vegas resident since 1976. He has worked at the Fire Alarm Office as a 9-1-1 Fire Dispatcher since 2004. Prior to that, he worked as a dispatcher at MedicWest Ambulance, AMR Ambulance and Mercy Ambulance. Fred has management experience from being a entrepreneur after he owned and operated two successful businesses and was a manager for Domino's Pizza. He serves on the Local 1285 MDA committee. He holds an AAS degrees in Fire Science. Fred is excited with what we have been able to do so far and looks forward to growing this charity into a huge success and really touching people's lives at a time they need it most. He thanks everyone for their continued support.



Jason Roeller

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Bio coming soon






Epa Kaupoe
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Epa moved to Las Vegas from Hawaii in 1997. She has been a 911 dispatcher for almost 8 years, and prior to held different positions in the hotel industry. In 2009 she was awarded “Top Baldy”, and raised over $5000 for NV Pep. She has been married for 18 years and has two beautiful children. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and loves practicing Bikram yoga. She truly loves her job and is very thankful for the opportunity to be part of this great organization.



Jessica Smyth
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Bio coming soon




Anthony Bruno

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Anthony Bruno has been a resident in the Las Vegas valley since 2000. He comes from the hometown of Santa Clarita (Magic Mountain) with a huge heart and an eagerness to volunteer to help others. Bruno was a volunteer for the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Trauma Intervention Program (“Tips“) for approximately 5 years. He started with Tips as a “Tips Teen“ where he was called out to assist citizens in dealing with a death of a love one. After one moth of graduating high school from Centennial, Bruno started at AMR Ambulance as one of the youngest ever Emergency Medical Dispatchers. In 2008, Bruno was hired with the City Of Las Vegas as a Public Safety Technician and is now a 911 Fire Dispatcher at Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, where he continues to love his job.



Rochelle Rowell

Clark County Fire Dept Representative

Bio coming soon




Jayson Calhoun
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Suppression Representative

Bio coming soon.





Eric Mathews

Henderson Fire Dept Representative

Picture and bio coming soon.






Scott Nielsen
North Las Vegas Fire Dept Representative

Scott has been a valley resident for 15 years and a Firefighter/Paramedic with the North Las Vegas Fire Department for 11 years. He is active with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the IAFF Local 1607's Community Outreach Committee.




Mark Cowan
Firehouse Subs

Mark has been a resident of Las Vegas since 2007. He, along with his wife Jennifer, are local business owners of a Firehouse Subs location in Las Vegas and they are also the area representatives for franchising Firehouse Subs in the Southern Nevada and Southern Utah markets. Mark has been a foodservice professional for over 40 years.










Beth Fisher
KTNV - Journal Broadcast Group

Bio coming soon.