The Public Education Foundation’s Board of Directors has elected Rusty McAllister, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nevada State AFL-CIO, to serve on its board. He served on The Public Education Foundation’s Board of Directors from 2010 to 2016, afterward serving on the Foundation’s Advisory Board.
McAllister is retired from Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, where he served for over 32 years until 2016 in the positions of firefighter, paramedic and, for the final 24 years, as a fire captain. He is still an active member of the Las Vegas Firefighters Local 1285.
He became President of the Professional Firefighters of Nevada in 2004 and maintained that position until 2017, when he resigned to become the Nevada State AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer.
The Public Education Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of 61 business, government and community leaders from Nevada.