Veteran’s Memorial

Our Mission:

"To provide the Veterans of Pahrump with a lasting memorial in appreciation and gratitude for their honorable service, courage, and sacrifice for our Country."

Meeting Location:

Bob Ruud Community Center Room 'A' located at 150 N. Hwy 160 in Pahrump.
As always, we reserve the right to change dates, times or locations if need be.

Meeting time:

3rd Thursday of the month at 1800 / 6:00 p.m.

Nye County Liaison: Commissioner Carbone

Pahrump Veteran's Memorial Advisory Board Members:

  • Carl Jones - Chair
  • Bruce Cox - Vice Chair
  • Dina Williamson-Erdag - Secretary
  • Richard Goldstein
  • Alice Lubbers
  • Ken Hoskin
  • Walter Hartley
  • Daniel McMenamin

Helpful Links & Resources

(The above links will take you outside the Pahrump Town website.)



A. The name of this committee shall be the Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Board (PVMAB)


A. To act in an advisory capacity to the Pahrump Town Board and/or the Pahrump Town Manager with regard to the Pahrump Veterans Memorial within the Town of Pahrump.
B. To make recommendations to the Pahrump Town Board and/or the Pahrump Town Manager with respect to the development, equipping, function, and maintenance of the Pahrump Veterans Memorial within the Town of Pahrump.


A. The number of active board members shall be not less than five (05) or more than seven (07) with two (2) alternates.
B. Members of the Advisory Board must be Town of Pahrump residents.
C. Vacancies in the Advisory Board shall be advertised when a vacant seat becomes available. Interested individuals must complete a Town Advisory Board application.
D. Membership to the Advisory Board shall be by appointment and approval of the Pahrump Town Board. Nomination for membership to the Advisory Board shall be made by majority vote of all active Advisory Board Members.
E. The term of each Advisory Board member shall commence upon the approval for appointment by the Town Board. Each term will be for a two-year period.
F. It is the responsibility of an Advisory Board member to attend all meetings or notify the Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson when he or she will be absent.
G. Unexcused absences by an Advisory Board member for three consecutive meetings or four out of six meetings shall be grounds for removal of said member.
H. Recommendation for removal of an Advisory Board member shall be submitted in writing to the Town Board, after a majority of the Advisory Board members vote in favor of said removal. Final disposition of removal from the Advisory Board shall be at the discretion of the Town Board.
I. Advisory Board members serve their appointed terms without any compensation.
J. Advisory Boards shall not be involved in the administration or operation of Town Departments nor shall they direct administrative staff to initiate programs, conduct major studies or establish official policy.


A. Officers shall be the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary


A. Members of the Advisory Board shall nominate and elect officers in January of each year.
B. The Chairman shall conduct all meetings of the Advisory Board. The Chairman or designee shall be the Advisory Board's spokesperson and shall appoint sub-committees. Quarterly, the Chairperson shall submit or cause to be submitted to the Town Board an activity report summarizing the Advisory Board’s accomplishments and objectives for the next quarter. The Chairman or designee shall present all board recommendations and other matters to the Town Board.
C. The Vice-Chairman shall assume the duties of the Chairman in his/her absence.
D. The Secretary shall be responsible for all minutes, reports, agendas, correspondence, and records of the Advisory Board.


A. All Advisory Board meetings will be held in accordance with NRS 241.
B. The Advisory Board shall meet once a month or as necessary.
C. A quorum consisting of a minimum of four (04) members (including alternates who are acting as members) is required for official meetings.
D. Alternates have the right to vote in the absence of a regular member or to create a quorum.
E. Meetings may be attended by a Town Board Member acting in the capacity of liaison to the Advisory Board. The liaison shall be an advisor to the Advisory Board and shall make recommendations from time to time as may be necessary to facilitate the purposes of the Advisory Board.


A. Each seated Advisory Board member is entitled to one vote, on all matters, at any meeting attended. Alternates do not have any voting rights.


A. All expenditures, revenues and/or donations incurred and received by the Advisory Board shall be further subject to approval by the Pahrump Town Board, unless approval has been previously granted by said Pahrump Town Board.

B. No advisory Board members shall sign any contracts or documents obligating the Town and/or Advisory Board members to any responsibility financial or otherwise.


A. These By-Laws may be amended from time to time as required by the Pahrump Veterans Memorial Board. Said amendments shall be subject to approval by the Pahrump Town Board.
B.  Proposed amendments to these by-laws shall require a two-thirds vote of the entire Board.

Apply to become an Advisory Board Member:

If you are interested in becoming a member of any of our Pahrump Advisory Boards, please obtain an application at the Town Office or click on the link below to download a printable copy of our Advisory Boards Application in pdf format. You can then submit the completed application with a letter of interest or resume indicating your background in the area you are interested in.

Completed applications should be mailed or dropped off at the Town Office, 400 N. Highway 160, Pahrump Nevada 89060. Or you may send it via email to the Pahrump Town Office.

Download Files

Type Title
PDF Advisory Board Application 41KB
PDF Veterans Standard Operating Procedures for Wall Designations 6KB
PDF Veterans Operating Policy & Procedures 63KB
PDF Veterans Memorial Board Agenda and Minutes 2009 561KB
PDF Veterans Memorial Board Agenda and Minutes 2010 777KB

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