Date & Time: October 26, 2017 – 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Clark County Government Center, Pueblo Room – 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89155
Gregory Blackburn, Chair, ACM (COH) Jaime Estrada, Spanish press liaison
Baldemar Gonzalez, Building Inspector (CNLV) Jessica Johnson, Health Educator II (SNHD)
Joe Locatelli, Government Affairs Director (GLVAR) Matthew Manning, Product Safety Investigator (USCPSC)
Aubrey Rinella, SNCDPC Secretary/Admin. Assistant (COH) Gerri Schroder, City Councilwoman (COH)
Mickey Sprott, Program Supervisor (CC)
I. Recap of Drowning Prevention Activities: All
Clark County – Handed out drowning prevention materials at the Renaissance Faire
CLV – National Night Out went really well.
CNLV – the Coalition needs a new representative from the City of North Las Vegas. Councilwoman Schroder has reached out to Councilman Barron, who cannot attend meetings. We need to look into Skype or webcasting capabilities in Pueblo conference room.
II. Drowning Statistics Update: SNHD
2017 - Pediatric Submersion Incidents in Clark County, as of 10/18/2017:
Total number of submersion incidents in 0-14 year age group: 55
By this date last year, we had 48 pediatric submersion incidents reported
Incidents among four years old & younger: 40/55 (73%)
By this date last year, 42/48 or 88% of incidents were among children aged four or younger
Water type known for 55/55 (100%) reports
Submersion in pools only: 47/55 (85%)
□ Public pools: 24/55 (44% of known pool incidents)
□ Residential pools: 23/55 (42% of known pool incidents)
□ Bathtubs: 7/55 (13% of known submersions)
□ Hot tub/spa: 0/55 (0% of known submersions)
□ Bucket: 1/55 (2%)
□ Environmental body of water: 0/55 (0% of known submersions)
□ Unknown: 0/55 (0%)
Number of fatal drownings confirmed by death certificate: 7
Race/ethnicity was reported on 53/53 (100%) submersion incidents
□ Black – 20/55 (36%)
□ Hispanic - 15/55 (27%)
□ White - 12/55 (22%)
□ Unknown - 6/55 (11%)
□ Asian/Pacific Islander – 2/55 (4%)
From Healthy Southern Nevada (healthysouthernnevada.org)
Race for Clark County:
African American: 11.3%
Native American: 0.08%
Asian/PI: 10.05%/0.73% = 10.8%
0-4 years old: 6.3%
*All incidents are reported as ‘non-fatal’ until receipt of a death certificate with drowning as cause of death.
III. Treasurer’s Report:
The Coalition currently has $16,996.75 in funds.
David Goldstein let us know that the SNCDPC will receive another $5,000.00 from the SNICC in April of 2018.
Entities that receive the grant funds from SNICC, please be sure to report all use of funds to David as soon as possible (numbers on materials used, numbers on swim lessons that used funds, and stats at beginning and end of the season).
IV. Next Meeting Date and Time:
The Coalition’s next meeting will be held on January 25, 2018, from 1:30-2:30pm, at the Clark County Government Center, in the Pueblo room.
1. Board Nominations
We have a list of nominations (Aubrey read to the group – see attached)
Aubrey mentioned the groups that she and Gerri reached out to: Cowabunga Bay, LVMPD, Boulder City, Urban Chamber of Commerce
Board member acceptance: Aubrey will send out emails to those that were nominated, formally seeking their acceptance. Please look for this to deny/accept.
2. Media Campaign – End of summer recap by Jessica (April to August 2017)
The Coalition handed out:
□ 13,000 half-sheets
□ 4,275 pledges
□ 1,700 lanyards
□ 3,300 Water Watcher tags in English
□ 1,700 Water Watcher tags in Spanish
For Media outreach, the campaign saw:
□ 53% of target population reached with T.V.
□ 999,000 impressions online
□ There was a media presence on Pandora, Facebook, T.V., and with a PSA
□ There was a full-page ad in the LVRJ reaching approximately 313,000 impressions
□ Online outreach was 1.7 million impressions
Tom Martens is working on this with DreamHost. They have not been effective at protecting or properly housing our website. Aubrey would like to rebuild the website on a different platform.
Options mentioned at meeting: GoDaddy, SquareSpace and search engine optimization.
If you have any questions, please email Aubrey at Aubrey.Rinella@cityofhenderson.com for now.
Joe Locatelli would like to get the GLAVAR logo on the half-sheets so that he can hand them out with house sales or showings.
April Pools Day – we should alert the 2018 entity now so that they can start preparing and get started now.
Entities should reach out to Neighborhood Services to have HOA’s hand out materials to communities with pools.
We need a new representative from the City of North Las Vegas to attend meetings.
We should reach out to groups like Boulder City, Lake Las Vegas, and Lake Mead, among others, to find representatives.
We should reach out to local attorneys and CPA’s to see if they are interested in joining.
Aubrey is creating a spreadsheet of SNICC grant fund usage for all entities. She needs numbers from all entities. Then she will post to website and send to David Goldstein.
We need to update the bylaws so that we can pass and make motions during meetings.
We can assist Mindy by making lists of the supplies that we use this year so that we know how much material we will need next year. It will give us a basic yearly estimate.
Ask Tim for info on Facebook page updates (who does them…).
Create list of media points and options with dates.
Need to fill position of Public Information Officer/Social Media Specialist.
Request spare examples of barriers/pool fences, USCG approved life saving devices, and CPR classes in the area for when the SNCDPC attends events.
SNCDPC Board Member Nominations
Date: October 24, 2017
City of Henderson – Councilwoman Gerri Schroder
Clark County – Commissioner Susan Brager
City of North Las Vegas – Councilman Isaac Barron
City of Las Vegas – Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian
Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors – Joe Locatelli
Kathryn Barker (SNHD)
Gregory Blackburn (Chair)
Erin Clark (City of Las Vegas) – accepted nomination 10/26 by email
Brady Dehn (Vice Chair)
Katie Eubanks (Clark County)
Baldemar Gonzalez (City of North Las Vegas)
Thomas Martens (City of North Las Vegas)
Perry Mendivil (City of Henderson)
Aubrey Rinella (City of Henderson)
Tim Szymanski (City of Las Vegas)
Brenda Thompson (Clark County)
Deborah Williams (SNHD)
Richard Winter (City of Henderson)
Mickey Sprott (Clark County) – accepted nomination 10/26 by email
Jaime Estrada (Spanish Press)
Daniel Johnson (Latin Chamber of Commerce)
*It was recommended that we reach out to Boulder City, Cowabunga Bay, Wet N’ Wild, Lake Mead, and Metro PD for Board members as well*