Black PR Wire Power Profiler on Sandra Douglass Morgan
Sandra Douglass Morgan was named President of the Las Vegas Raiders by Owner Mark Davis on July 7, 2022. A Las Vegas native, Morgan has long been a trailblazer and was the first person of color to serve as chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and first African American City Attorney in the State of Nevada.
Morgan has 20 years of experience as a chief regulator, director, attorney and advisor to integrated resorts, casinos, and telecommunications companies. She is the immediate past Chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and served as Commissioner on the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
As the chief regulator for Nevada's dominant billion-dollar gaming industry, she led the passage and implementation of cashless wagering regulations, ensured that gaming licensees adopted policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, and led a team of 400 employees in five cities across the state of Nevada. Morgan was the first person of color and second woman to serve as Chair in the state's history.
While serving on Nevada State Athletic Commission, she was also an executive for a leading telecommunications company managing its policy, government and community affairs in Nevada. Morgan also served as the City Attorney for the City of North Las Vegas and was the first African American City Attorney in the state of Nevada. Prior to her public service with the City, she served as Litigation Attorney for one of the world's largest gaming and hospitality companies.
Morgan serves on the Board of Directors of Allegiant Travel Company (NYSE:ALGT) and Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). She was the commencement speaker for the 2022 UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Graduation, and her awards and honors include the UNLV Boyd School of Law's Distinguished Service Alumni Award, the Corporate to Community Connector award from the National Urban League Young Professionals, the "Women in Business and Politics" award from the Urban Chamber of Commerce, and the Attorney of the Year award by the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association.
Morgan is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and the District of Columbia Bar. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Nevada, Reno and was awarded a Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She and her husband Don have two children, Dylan and Dana.