LIFE CHOICES Board of Directors oversees our purpose. The Board is composed of highly respected members of our community and governs by policy, in keeping with Community Pregnancy Center of Carson City dba LIFE CHOICES incorporation and By-Laws as registered with the State of Nevada.


  • Cathy Denton Chair
  • Diane Baker Vice Chair
  • Phillip Brady Secretary
  • Nick Wilhlem Treasurer


  • Nick Emery Executive Director
    Nick was hired in the Fall of 2017 to be the Executive Director of Life Choices. He is also a pastor at a church in Carson City. He and his family love serving this church, Life Choices and the community. Nick has served as a trained advocate with Carson City CASA and as the vice-president of Carson City Kiwanis Club. He also was a chaplain for the state legislature and has coordinate invocations for the Nevada Assembly and Senate. Currently, he serves as president of the Carson City Christian Ministerial Association, he leads times of prayer at the Carson City Supervisors meetings and Pastor Nick also writes regularly for the local paper, the “Nevada Appeal.” Nick is an ordained minister with the Wesleyan Church and he is a licensed leadership and ministerial coach through the Wesleyan Coaching Network.
  • Gail Rhodes Center Director
    Gail has served at Life Choices since 1998 when she began as Assistant Director. Peer counseling was soon added to her duties and in 2008, she became the Center Director. Previously, Gail owned and operated a small children’s day care service and served in various leadership roles at her church. Gail remains our go-to girl at LIFE CHOICES and every staff member and volunteer relies heavily on her experience and dedication to the ministry.
  • Laura Brown Nurse Manager
  • Betsy Weiss Office Assistant