About WSP Foundation

Therapeutic Projects, Partnerships, and Referrals

Warriors Suicide Prevention Foundation (WSP Foundation) is a Nevada Non-Profit Organization focused on Veteran and 1st Responder Suicide Prevention based in Las Vegas, Nevada. WSP Foundation replaced 22 Warriors Foundation as the Nevada chartered and parent Organization. 22 Warriors Foundation is now the Nevada division of WSP Foundation.  WSP Foundation along with its divisions and subsidiaries use Foundation Projects such as Veteran Service Dog Training Sponsorship, Emergency Financial Assistance, Veterans Martial Arts Program, Ruck Marches, and Nuero-Feedback Treatment to include outpatient and Inpatient Services at the Brain Health Warriors Mountain Retreat, to assist those in crisis or prevent them from heading into a crisis. This is also achieved as well through partnerships with and referrals to partnership organizations who also have committed to take action to eliminate Veteran, First Responder and Family Member Suicides. Warriors Suicide Prevention Foundation, WSP Foundation, Suicide Prevention, Nevada, 22 Warriors Foundation, Brain Health Warriors, What do these all have in common.....Helping others.

Veteran Community Involvement

WSP Foundation and its subsidiaries take an active role in the Veteran Community to include volunteering at events such as the Veterans Stand Down, Nevada Veterans Council, and other Veteran focused events. WSP Foundation also helps by donating time, resources, and what else is needed when volunteering to feed, cloth, and even move Veterans and there families. This is another area that is being expanded to aid First Responders in need.  


Founded, Governed and Operated by Veterans, First Responders and Family Members of Both Communities.

WSP Foundation was Founded, Operated, and Governed by Veterans and now has expanded to to include First Responders and Family Members in the WSP Foundations Operation and Focus. This Veteran’s and First Responder Nonprofit is dedicated to eliminating Veteran, First Responder and their Family Members Suicides. This is a Nonprofit organization founded to help others not to build a fortune.  The Board of Directors and Staff are ALL either Veterans, First Responders or family members of them, thus the focus of this organization will always be to benefit these Communities first and foremost. The Board of Directors are ALL Volunteer members and dedicated to the WSP Foundation being operated according to the organizations bylaws as well as all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.


WSP Foundation Board of Directors - Company Officers - Staff

Bill Emmel  (US Army Retired), Nevada

Founder/CEO/Board Chairman - WSP Foundation

Founder/Executive Director -   

22 Warriors Foundation

Dave Austin (USMC Retired), Nevada

COO/Board Vice Chairman – WSP Foundation
Director of Operations – 22 Warriors Foundation
President – National Recovery Services

Chere Pedersen (Army Mother), Nevada

Board Secretary – WSP Foundation
Director of Family/Community Outreach – WSP Foundation and 22 Warriors Foundation
President, American War Mothers – Nevada State

Sheila Rhinehart , Nevada

CFO/Board Treasurer – WSP Foundation
Accountant – 22 Warriors Foundation
Owner/Accountant – Rhinehart and Associates

Dr. Don Posson (US Navy, Retired), Nevada

Chief Medical Programs/Board Member – WSP Foundation
Director of Medical Programs – 22 Warriors Foundation and Brain Health Warriors
Owner/Medical Director of Las Vegas NueroFeedback Clinic

Donavin Britt (US Army Veteran), Nevada

Board Member – WSP Foundation
Owner/Head Instructor – Las Vegas Krav Maga

Tyrone L. Sterling (US Army, Retired), Arizona

Board Member – WSP Foundation
Law Enforcement Instructor – Carrington College, Arizona

Matt Larsen (US Army, Retired), Virginia

Board Member – WSP Foundation
Owner/Head Instructor – Matt Larsen’s Combat Fitness, Alexandria – Virginia
Matt Larsen’s Combat Fitness

Mark Gorodetzer, Nevada

CMO - WSP Foundation

Director/Board President - Smoke On Water BBQ Championship

Owner - Average Dad Cooking

Chris Edwards, (US Navy Retired), Nevada

Director - AAVS

Nevada State Assemblyman - District 19

Sarah Tinney, Nevada

Director of Legal Affairs - WSP Foundation and 22 Warriors Foundation.

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