Board of Directors
Senior Vice President/Staff Operations and Technology
Southwest Gas Corporation
Anita Romero is the 2015 Chair of Three Square’s Board of Directors, servicing food-insecure people in the Southern Nevada community. She has previously chaired the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee and has served as Board Secretary. Romero is the Senior Vice President/Staff Operations and Technology for Southwest Gas, and has been with the company since 1992. For the last 12 years she has established herself as a leader in the natural gas industry, co-chairing two government-industry teams. In 1999 she received the southwest Gas “Executive Salute to Excellence Award” for her cost-containment efforts, in addition to numerous other awards throughout her career including being named “Manager of the Year” by Gas Utility Manager magazine in 2002, and receiving an “Award of Merit” in 1997 and a “Silver Award of Merit” in 2005, both from the American Gas Association. In addition to her role as the Board Chair for Three Square, Romero is a member of the American Gas Association, Western Energy Institute, and National Society of Professional Engineers, and she also serves on the Las Vegas Executives Association’s Board of Directors.
Romero graduated with distinction with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. In 2008, she completed an Executive MBA degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and in 2011 she graduated from The Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dean, School of Community Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Lincy Professor of Public Health
University of Nevada, Las Vegas