Cindy Creighton was appointed NTA President in 2017. In her capacity, Creighton manages a member-driven non-profit association dedicated to advocacy for sound fiscal policy research and analysis for Nevada’s taxpayers. Cindy has extensive experience working with public bodies and elected officials. She joined the NTA in 2016 as its Chief Operating Officer, bringing with her more than 14 years of association leadership and executive management experience.
Prior to joining NTA, Cindy served as the Executive Director of the Nevada Subcontractors Association. An experienced association executive, she was responsible for the association’s administration and management, including community and government relations, business development, and business operations.
Cindy maintains active involvement in several community committees and organizations. Currently she serves on the Transportation Resource Advisory Committee, Clark County School District School-Community Partnership Advisory Council, and the McCaw School of Mines Foundation Board of Directors.
She has previously served on the I-11 & Intermountain West Stakeholder Partner Group, the UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies Roundtable, the Nevada Business & Industry Transition Team, the Class! Publications Board of Directors, and as a Governor’s appointee on the Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics.
Cindy lives in Henderson. Raised in Northern Nevada, she has resided in Southern Nevada since 1996.
Barry Duncan, NTA Government Affairs Representative and Analyst
Barry Duncan began his career in Public and Government Affairs with the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association. During his 8 years as SNHBA Director of Government Affairs, he worked on wide variety of state and local government matters ranging from environmental regulation, mortgage lending, utilities and infrastructure. Following his tenure with the SNHBA, Barry formed an independent government relations practice representing clients in the areas such as gaming, healthcare, education and development. These experiences and broad relationships have allowed Barry to work on several Nevada based public affairs projects. The most recent of these is Marsy’s Law for Nevada. A constitutional amendment for the rights of crime victims that was approved in the 2018 general election. Barry is a graduate of the University of Nevada. Prior to his career in Government Affairs Barry spent 5 years in the gaming industry with MGM Resorts.