Clark County Commanders
Majors Randy and Cheryl Kinnamon
Randy and Cheryl met at the College For Officer Training as cadets in 1979. After graduation as lieutenants in 1981, Lieutenant Cheryl served in Chandler and Mesa, Arizona as assistant corps officer while Lieutenant Randy served as assistant corps officer in Tucson. After they married in March 1982, Cheryl joined Randy in Tucson, serving together as assistant corps officers.
In August 1982 the Kinnamons were appointed to the Las Vegas Citadel Corps as youth officers assisting then Majors Jim and Maud Sullivan. After leaving Las Vegas Randy and Cheryl served as corps officers in-charge of Chandler for two years, and in Prescott for three years. Their two daughters, Stefanie and Jennifer were both born in Arizona.
After leaving Arizona in 1988 the Kinnamons served as corps officers in-charge of Eureka, California, and later in-charge of the Monterey Peninsula Corps. Beginning in 1991, Randy and Cheryl served as staff members of divisional headquarters in Seattle for three years and in Portland for five years. Next they were assigned as corps officers in Billings, MT, Olympia, WA, and Casper, WY.
In 2012 the Kinnamons were reassigned to divisional headquarters in San Francisco. Major Randy Kinnamon was the Divisional Secretary for Business overseeing Finance, Accounting, Property, Contracts, Human Resources, and other business activities for the Golden State Division in central California. Major Cheryl Kinnamon was the Divisional Secretary for Program, and Mission Development, with added responsibilities as San Francisco Metro Coordinator responsible for overseeing all Salvation Army programs in San Francisco.
Randy and Cheryl are excited to return to Las Vegas after more than 33 years!