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Humane Society board

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Robin Mercer, Ben Kieckhefer and Chris Howard have been named to the board of directors of the Nevada Humane Society.

Kieckhefer, a Nevada state senator representing the Washoe 4 District, is the communications director for the law firm of McDonald Carano Wilson LLP.

Mercer, former owner of the Heart of Reno and Starlite wedding chapels, is a consultant and former fundraiser for Gov. Jim Gibbons and Sen. John Ensign.

Howard is chief executive officer and principal of NorthStar Investors in Reno.