Board of Directors

Richard Ziser
Federal Issues
Tax Issues

Richard holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and an M.A. specializing in theology, law and ethics. He is a businessman and has owned several manufacturing companies. His expertise in tax and economic issues was the hallmark of his previous NCC chairmanship. Richard was the former Chairman of The Coalition For The Protection Of Marriage and ran for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat during the 2004 election. Richard and Sandi Ziser have three children and four grandsons. Their family has been actively involved in church, civic, sports and music activities.




Mollie Bowman
Church Liaison
Mollie is a registered x-ray technologist, skin care professional, and student at Las Vegas College. She has traveled with several international Christian ministries, worked to defend the right to life for many years, and worked to pass the marriage initiative. She has four children and is a grandmother.




Kristine Jensen
Past Chair
International Issues

Kris earned her B.S. in psychology from BYU and her J.D. from the Boyd School of Law at UNLV. She has served as a crisis pregnancy counselor, unwed mother companion and coordinator, volunteer teacher at a state mental hospital, PTA legislative liaison, board member of Food For Kids, scouting, NCC education chair, volunteer on numerous campaigns, and as extern in a U.S. Attorney’s Office. Kris & Craig Jensen are the parents of five children.

Jerry Peterson
Education Issues
Jerry is retired from Pacific Bell. He is an officer in the H.O.P.E. Chaplaincy; he and his wife visit and encourage patients in care centers, hospitals & nursing homes, and also train new chaplains. He has served his church as a board member and is now an Elder. Jerry & Arlene Peterson have ten children and eight grandchildren.




John Rapanos
John served in the Army, then worked with Clark County until retirement. He served as a church Trustee for many years, and is now committee chairman for his son’s boy scout troop. He is a life member of the National Rifle Assn. His work in support of traditional marriage and family led to his current service with NCC.

Greg Farina
Life Issues
Greg heads his church’s Pro-Life group and is a liaison for the Catholic Diocesan Committee for Pro-Life Activities. Since 1994, Greg has helped organize the annual Lights For Life prayer vigil which marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. He is married, stepfather of two and has four grandchildren. He works in the Information Technology field as a software programmer.

NCC Assistants

Kimberley Bethel
General Assistance
While working many years for REECO, EG&G and Bechtel, Kimberley’s true love is the ministry. An ordained and licensed minister, she has served prisoners in maximum security, and addicts and the homeless on the streets of West Las Vegas. She founded Informer Ministries and Mission, hosted a radio talk show, and started a perishable food program for seniors and the disabled. She is pursuing a degree in social work.