People: Kim Kandaras named to Nevada Funeral and Cemetery Services Board

Kim Kandaras

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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak recently appointed Walton’s Funeral and Cremations owner Kim Kandaras to serve on the Nevada Funeral and Cemetery Services Board.

The board is composed of seven individuals who regulate and investigate state licensing and complaints in the funeral industry. Kandaras will serve a four-year term.

Kandaras has been with Walton’s Funeral and Cremations for more than 18 years, according to a Nov. 23 press release, serving in the role of Controller. In 2019, she and co-owner Rick Noel purchased the company.

Kandaras is responsible for budgeting, oversight of accounting staff, reporting, risk management and controls, as well as operational oversight in her role.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Nevada Society of Public Accountants, and the Society for Human Resource Management. She has served as a board member for the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno American Little League and the Northern Nevada Chapter of Dress for Success.


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