Caring for the Community since 1994
SHARE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1994 by business executives dedicated to providing affordable housing for individuals in need. During its nearly 20 year history, the organization has served hundreds of families, seniors, veterans and those with physical challenges or terminal illnesses.
Board of Directors
Arnold Stalk, PhD
Planning & Development Consultant-Philanthropist
Currently, Arnold Stalk, PhD is the Principal of Stalk Consulting, a Las Vegas-based full-service firm specializing in “Start-To-Finish” planning, urban design, redevelopment, governmental relations, real estate acquisitions, property management and property financing projects.
Originally from Southern California Arnold began is renowned career in 1977 with a master’s degree in Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (Sci-Arc) and holds a PHD.
For more than four decades he has been responsible for dozens of notable residential, industrial and commercial projects throughout the United States, Haiti and China in both the public and private sector.
As a professor of architecture, he has taught and lectured at California State University, Northridge; Southern California Institute of Architecture; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); University of Southern California (USC); California Polytechnic University, Pomona; and University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Previously a licensed general contractor in the State of California and currently a licensed Real Estate agent, Property Manager and Expert Witness in the State of Nevada.
During his career he has served as a board member for numerous non-profit organizations and formed his own non-profit SHARE in 1994 that is dedicated to the development of supportive housing and services for our United States Veterans, low income families and seniors.
As the founder of Veterans Village, SHARE’s flagship project he has developed an innovative and unique approach to the creation of comprehensive housing with intensive support services.
Dr. Stalk’s work has been recognized by numerous prestigious organizations and has been awarded with many honors including honors from First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2016 State of The Union for the creation of housing homeless Veterans and the National Daily Points of Light Award from the White House, President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush in 2007. Other awards include Community Associations Institute’s “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Measures” award, was a nominee for the Volunteer Service Humanitarian Award for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada, Received Community Partners for Better Health-Veterans Village US Veteran Services Award and was nominated for the “CNN Heroes”
Shannon Ross Kelly
Property Management & Development Consultant-Philanthropist
Shannon Kelly has nearly two decades of experience in development, property management, redevelopment and revitalization of affordable housing projects. Her development experience includes projects in the State of Kentucky and Nevada.
Ms. Kelly holds degrees from the University of Maryland, Asian Division and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She also achieved the highest level of academic experience being named to the Omicron-PSI honor Society as well as being listed on the Dean’s list at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Ms. Kelly has overseen multifamily apartment complexes ranging in size from 150 to 300 units as a licensed State of Nevada property manager. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of SHARE, a nonprofit housing development corporation based in Southern Nevada.
Ms. Kelly is also a co-founder of Veterans Village Las Vegas which is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to United States Veterans. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with 24/7/365 crisis intervention intensive support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been created to provide supplies and services to residents including housing, medical, mental health and dental services, employment training, referrals and placements, food pantry/nutrition programs and transportation to the VA Hospital and VA primary care clinics. While stationed at Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan Ms. Kelly is a former military spouse of a United States Air Force member.
Today, Veterans Village houses over 600 people a night and has five (5) villages operation on scattered site locations in Downtown Las Vegas. Veterans Village has been recognized and honored as a national model to end homelessness for United States Veterans by the Obama and Trump administrations respectfully.
Ms. Kelly is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Club, The Mesquite Club. The Mesquite Club, established in 1911, is the oldest women’s club in Nevada. Ms. Kelly has been a volunteer with Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary and LVHDD society. She is actively involved with the care of cats/ dogs through fostering, adoption programs and spay/neuter programs. Ms. Kelly actively works in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, Clark County, the State of Nevada, the VA, HUD and numerous private sector corporations including the Wynn/Encore Hotel. Station Casinos, MGM International, The Raider Foundation, Sands Cares Foundation.