August 20, 2020


President – Vacant
Maurice White, Vice-President

Retired from the Douglas County School District after 27 years of service. After Maurice retired he served as a department manager for various businesses. Maurice has been active in local non-profit organizations, including Carson City Pop Warner, Carson City Youth Sports Association, Ormsby Sportsman’s Association, Veterans Guest House Endowment Fund, and Carson City Airport Authority.

Didi Cheney, Secretary

Didi is a local business woman who has owned Valley Staffing Solutions for over 20 years. She is a graduate of the University Of San Diego School Of Law, Boston University and the Sorbonne in Paris. In addition to her commitment as Secretary for the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society, she volunteers as Recording Secretary for Soroptimist International of Carson City and as President of Preceptor Alpha Epsilon.

Ernie Mayborn, Treasurer


Terry Hubert, Membership Chair

Retired Associate Warden, Nevada Department of Corrections, with 25 years of experience. Terry is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has additional experience as an Instructor at the Western Nevada College, and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nevada, Criminal Justice Department. Additionally, Terry has extensive experience working with incarcerated veterans, and offender reintegration programs.

Leroy Perks, Membership Co-Chair

Lee is owner and operator of L.A. Perks Petroleum Specialists, Construction and Fuel Services. This family business was established in 1974 with 2 employees specializing in plumbing and heating; today it is a company with 50 employees specializing in mechanical systems with a strong emphasis on petroleum products. Lee has extensive experience working with, and serving non-profits and professional organizations.

Mike Budge

Mike was the 38th Warden of the Nevada State Prison.  He was hired as a Correctional Officer Trainee in 1981,  He advanced through every security rank in the Department of Corrections, including Associate Warden of Operations at NSP.  He has also worked at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, and was the Supervisor of the Stewart Conservation Camp for 11 years. As Warden at NSP Mike initiated the “Pups up for Parole Program” that has gained national attention.  He retired from the Department in 2006.

Mike is an Army veteran having served in in the 3rd Armored Calvary, honorably discharging as a Sergeant.  He has worked for Goldman Sachs, and sold real estate.  He also attended L.A. State College.  

Upon his retirement and move to Oregon he became  a volunteer for the Senior Companion Program for 5 years,  volunteered for 3 years at the Oregon Coast Aquarium as an interpreter.

Brian Hutchins, Legal Counsel

Retired from the Nevada Attorney General’s Office after 27 years of service. The last 15 years were as Chief Deputy and Chief Counsel to the Nevada Department of Transportation. Brian was previously Chief Deputy for the Criminal Justice Division and Counsel to the Nevada Department of Prisons. Brian is presently an attorney and consultant in private practice since 2005, working in such areas as real property and land use, mining and environmental, government relations, and construction and business planning. He has extensive experience working with non-profits.

Glen Whorton, Advisor

Began his career as an Officer Trainee in the Department of Prisons and retired after 32 years of service. Last position was Director of the Department. Glen has additional experience as an Army Aviator, Community College Instructor, Ombudsman for the Nevada Attorney General, and Hearing Representative for the Nevada Parole Board.

Brew Brewster, Grants & Projects Manager

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