Phil Klevorick is the Economic Development Program Manager And the Nuclear Waste Program Manager – both for Clark County, Nevada, Raised in Newfoundland, Canada, Phil spent most of youth helping his father, who was a veterinarian, as well as sports/outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing, soccer, hiking, etc.
Phil attended both Memorial University of Newfoundland (Business Administration) and University of New Brunswick (Forestry and Wildlife Management). He also holds a Master’s in Public Administration from The University Of Nevada Las Vegas. He has worked for 8 government agencies in two countries including The Canadian Wildlife Service, Canadian National Parks, Newfoundland Dept of Environment and Lands, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Bureau of Land Management, and multiple roles in Clark County/Las Vegas.
Phil is very active in the STEM program and sits on the STEM Board for the 5th largest school district in the United States. His efforts focus on bringing together industry leaders and experts with the education system to coordinate future workforce needs through focused curriculum programs as well as encouraging the internship and partnership approach of business.
He also sits on several other Boards including the Local Emergency Planning Committee (Las Vegas) and the Energy Communities Alliance (Washington, DC based) where he is the co – chair of the Economic Development Committee.
Phil is passionate about rugby and has become one of the top rugby referee coaches in the U.S. In 2018, Phil started a rugby business as well as a charity called The Rugby Foundation – focused on youth mentorship and flag rugby, women’s pathways in sports, adaptive sports and physical and health/wellness support for active service members and retired personnel.