Junior League of Las Vegas Endowment


Endowment Board of Trustees

Chair of Endowment Board of Trustees: Louise Helton
Vice Chair: Shelli Lowe-Wara
Recording Secretary: Britta Carlson-Sessums
Corresponding Secretary: Tisha Overman-Begley
Treasurer: Kim Perron
Trustees: Melinda Margolis, Kirsten Taylor, Marlene Kirch, and Kellie Guild
Laura Schmitt


Goals and Objectives 2020-2021

Goal #1 – Increase the principal of the Endowment Fund.

  1. Continue the policy to transfer all excess monies from MHPP to the Endowment Fund.
  2. Review and recommend any changes to the marketing distribution plan and marketing package.
  3. Continue efforts to communicate and educate members about the purposes of the Endowment Fund and opportunities to donate to the Endowment Fund.
  4. Raise $50,000 for the Endowment Fund in cash donations, promised bequests, or pledges.
  5. Transfer Endowment funds to an investment vehicle in accordance with the Investment Policy.

Goal #2 – Continue evaluation and assessment of management policies and procedures for the Endowment Fund.

  1. Review the bylaws and standing rules and recommend any changes by February 1, 2020.
  2. Review the Investment Policy and recommend any changes by February 1, 2020.
  3. Review the Donation Policy and recommend any changes by February 1, 2020.

Goal #3 – Increase public and member awareness of JLLV Morelli House.

  1. Continue efforts to educate members of the importance of the Morelli House.
  2. Continue communication between Active Board and Endowment Trustees.
  3. Review and evaluate the obligations of JLLV as to MHPP.

Goal #4 – Continue stewardship of the Morelli House property to ensure JLLV asset is properly managed and maintained.

  1. Assess and prioritize if any Morelli House improvements should be undertaken.
  2. Keep the exterior and interior of the building in good working order. 


Endowment Fund Standing Rules

Junior League of Las Vegas Endowment Fund Standing Rules


Endowment Donation Policy

Junior League of Las Vegas Endowment Donation Policy