Our Board of Directors

Our Board members are integral to the success of the Baby's Bounty mission. Each elected member serves for a minimum of two years. Long-term trustees may also be invited to serve as Board advisers. Contact us for more information: admin@babysbounty.org

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Christy Devine Shulman

President

In addition to being a charming raconteur, self-professed book worm and music lover, Christy Devine Shulman dedicates her time to her children, Eli and Lucy and husband, Jeff. Hailing from Mississippi, she brings Southern charm, a down-home sensibility and practicality to the mission of Baby’s Bounty. Christy is passionate about travel, a great Bourbon cocktail and the company of good friends.

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Jocelyn McKinney

Treasurer

Born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, Jocelyn is a 2002 graduate of UNLV with degree in Communications Studies.  She is currently the Director of Catering at the Palms Hotel and Casino and has worked in the Food and Beverage field in various executive positions since 2008.  In addition to traveling, organizing and reading, Jocelyn loves cooking and spending time with her wonderful husband, Derrod

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Dina Dalessio

Secretary

Recently retired from the City of Las Vegas as the Deputy Fire Chief, Dina has an undergraduate degree from UNLV and a Master's degree from Georgetown. She brings a wealth of knowledge in operations, navigating state and local government and emergency management. Dina enjoys international travel, cycling and cooking for her close friends.

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Dr. Rutu Ezhuthachan, MD

Dr. Rutu Ezhuthachan is the medical director for UnitedHealthcare and is responsible for quality improvement and health education wellness teams at Health Plan of Nevada. With her background in pediatrics, it comes as no surprise that Dr. E, as her patients affectionately call her, still champions children’s health initiatives, such as immunization education, and leads initiatives to prevent preterm births, decrease Cesarean sections, and improve breastfeeding rates.   She has been on the board of Baby’s Bounty for over 10 years and is proud to serve our youngest community members.

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As the daughter of a retired Air Force Major, born in Japan, LaShunda Davis-Holbert has experienced global culture from a very early age. After graduating from UNLV with a B.A. in Communications, she made her move to NYC working in fashion and eventually owning a spa, ‘Cure beauty bar. Her then partner, Damien (now husband), developed and successfully opened a communal, retail and creative space for entrepreneurs. Grady’s Collective Market: featuring fashion, food, beauty, art and vintage finds. After five years in business, the Holbert’s decided to move back to Las Vegas with their daughter, Brooklyn, to be closer to family.  LaShunda is excited to use her experience in aesthetics and marketing to propel Baby’s Bounty into the new decade!

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Jill Morrison

Jill was not born in LV but considers herself a native. Raised in Las Vegas, she always knew she was destined for a life helping others which led her to a career in Law Enforcement. In 2019, after 25 years of service, she retired as a police Lieutenant from the city of North Las Vegas where she took great pride in serving the community.  Having spent years working in the Detective Bureau, Jill has a particular soft spot for families that might need a little extra help.  She brings to Baby's Bounty organization of large scale operations, multi-agency communications, grant management and the gift of service.  With lots of free time on her hands she loves to fill her days with golf, tennis, cycling, running and traveling with her husband, all of which have become her new full time job.

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KIM AMATO

Board Emeritus and Founder

After launching Baby’s Bounty in July 2008, Kim spent over 10 years as Executive Director and today acts as an adviser and Board Emeritus. With nearly 30 years of experience in both the private and non-profit sector, she continues to advocate for the health, safety, and well-being of young children.  Las Vegas has been her home since 1994 where she and her husband, Guy, raised their two children, Gabrielle and Victor.

Our Team

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KELLY MAXWELL

Executive Director

With a foundation in business development, Kelly brings executive leadership, corporate structure and organizational management skills to the mission of Baby‘s Bounty. In 2022, she was appointed by Governor Sisolak to serve on the statewide Diapering Resource Committee and also became a graduate of Leadership Las Vegas, 2022 cohort. A native Las Vegan, Kelly loves spending time with her daughter Sophia, wife Susan and large, extended family. When not helping organizations reach their full potential, Kelly is working to improve her tennis game and enjoys visiting local restaurants with close friends. 

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LAUREN WERT

Program Director

Lauren came to Baby’s Bounty, first as a volunteer and now as our Program Director for our Diaper Banks and Baby Bundle Program. With over 15 years of service and management experience, Lauren brings real-world, practical experience to our mission.  She loves spending time with her family including her seven year old son, Jackson and new puppy, Hero. 

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STEPHANIE SALAS

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Baby Bundle Program Manager

Stephanie is a California native who has lived in Las Vegas since 1994. She brings 20 years of hospitality experience to Baby's Bounty with the goal of making each client and baby feel welcomed and cared for. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, Alex and her daughter, Mia. 

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Born in Utah, but raised in Las Vegas, Lily came to Baby’s Bounty as a volunteer for a service mission through her church. She has always had a desire to serve the community and is currently enrolled in BYU-Idaho with hopes to become a high school Math teacher. Lily loves sports, particularly softball, swimming and tennis. In her spare time, Lily loves baking goodies for her friends and family. She is very excited about just becoming an aunt, when she welcomed her new nephew to the world in April of this year!

LILY SHURTLEFF

Coordinator