Name of Organization:

Commission on School Safety and Juvenile Violence

(Assembly Bill 686, Chapter 607, Statutes of Nevada 1999)


Date and Time of Meeting:

Thursday, April 13, 2000

9:30 a.m.


Place of Meeting:

Grant Sawyer State Office Building

Room 4401

555 East Washington Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada



Some members of the Commission may be attending the meeting and other persons may observe the meeting and provide testimony, through a simultaneous video conference conducted at the following location:



Legislative Building

Room 3138

401 South Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada


If you cannot attend the meeting, you can listen to it live over the Internet.  The address for the legislative website is  For audio broadcasts, click on the link “Listen to Meetings Live on the Internet.”





Opening Remarks by the Chair and Introductions


      Senator Valerie Wiener



Approval of the Minutes of the March 7, 2000, Meeting



Presentation and Discussion:  Prevention and Intervention Efforts to Reduce the Incidence of School and Juvenile Violence


A.       Ralph Cadwallader, Nevada Association of School Administrators


B.       Debbie Cahill, Nevada State Education Association


C.       Phil Gervasi, President, Police Officers’ Association, Clark County School District


D.       Stan Olsen, Nevada Sheriff’s and Chief’s Association


E.       Student Representatives, Greater Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Foundation


F.       D.J. Stutz, Nevada Parent-Teacher Association


G.       Ruth Urban, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce


H.       Garth Winkler, United Way of Southern Nevada











Discussion and Overview of Work Session Process and Procedure


A.       Senator Valerie Wiener


B.       Juliann Jenson, Senior Research Analyst, Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau


Public Comment



Discussion of Future Meeting Dates and Topics






*Denotes items on which the commission may take action.




We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Research Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747, or call Christine Kuhl at (775) 684-6825 as soon as possible.



Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street.  Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations:  Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway; and Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue.