Board of Directors
Sean Pascoe, President & Co-Founder
Born in a law enforcement family and bred in Las Vegas, Sean found his passion for public service at an early age. While living away from Las Vegas, at age fourteen, he began volunteering with the Colorado Springs Police Department. Later, upon return to Las Vegas, he continued his volunteer work with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and, additionally, he acted as an Explorer advisor. Thriving on a hard work ethic, Sean also experienced the energy and character of the Las Vegas community as he worked his way up in the casino industry, from dishwasher to concierge. As Sean wished to serve his community on a national level, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and attended the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Currently, Sean is a police officer with LVMPD and has served his agency and community in numerous ways, including acting as a Truancy Diversion Judge with Clark County School District. Sean also maintains his status in the USCG as a Maritime Enforcement Specialist, Petty Officer 2nd Class, attached to Port Security Unit 311.
Christopher Pascoe, Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder
Alexander Underwood, Chief Financial Director
Justin Williams, 1st Vice-President & Co-Founder-
After graduating from Bakersfield High School, Justin moved to Las Vegas with the aim to work in law enforcement. With this pursuit in mind, he actively involved himself in the local community, becoming a mentor for the Clark County School District, as well as a volunteer for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Upon volunteering, Justin wished to further his passion, and he thus participated in the Trauma Intervention Program and became an Explorer with LVMPD. Currently, Justin is an LVMPD police officer and works as a SWAT negotiator. In addition to law enforcement, he is pursuing a business degree. In his off-time, you find him singing with great vigor, or finding his next travel destination.
Christopher Necas, 2nd Vice-President & Co-Founder
Christopher Necas is a Las Vegas native. After graduating from Silverado High School in 2009, Chris followed his passion for public service and joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department as a "Cadet". After serving his community as a cadet, Chris successfully passed the LVMPD Police Academy and was sworn in as a full time police officer. After graduating the police academy and successful completion of field training, Chris married his high school sweetheart. As a police officer, he has responded and assisted his community in times of need. Knowing the challenges and obstacles of law enforcement, Chris decided to better prepare himself and attended the College of Southern Nevada EMT course. Chris is a co-founder of the Heroes of America Foundation.
Tyler Mleczko, Secretary & Co-Founder
Jessica Barr, Treasurer
Jessica Barr moved to Henderson, NV from Denver, Colorado. She received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from UNLV and then her Masters in Advanced Teaching and Leadership, with her Administrative license, from Sierra Nevada College. Currently, Jessica is pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership at the University of Southern California - Los Angeles. Jessica is passionate about education and teacher advocacy. She serves as the Executive Program Coordinator for Pinecrest Academy of Nevada where she focuses on data analysis and visualization, evaluation, grant writing, and policy.
Lauren Douglas, Board Member
Lauren was born and raised in Las Vegas. She is a graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she received her Bachelors in Nursing. After graduating from UNLV, she began working at Sunrise Hospital, specializing in pediatrics. While working as a pediatric nurse, Lauren had a strong urge to travel, but still wanted to provide care to young patients. With the support of friends and family, Lauren moved to Austin, Texas and worked at Dell Children's Hospital, where she worked in the pediatric neurology and rehab unit. Lauren is currently working at the Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas. Lauren is no stranger to assisting those who are in need. During the launch of the Heroes of America Foundation, Lauren was working around the clock giving care to patients affected by Hurricane Harvey. Lauren is a passionate and caring individual who wishes to make a difference in the lives of patients she treats.