Helen and John Graham as well as Jarrin Prokasky have joined RE/MAX Premier Properties as agents.
Helen Graham has previous experience in real estate sales. She also worked for tech companies such as Ungerman Bass, Tandem Computers, and Learning Tree International.Learn more »
John P. Desmond, an attorney and managing member of the Reno law office of Dickinson Wright, was reappointed to a second term with the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation’s board of trustees.Learn more »
Cheryl Evans was named president of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Northern Nevada’s board of directors.
Erin Krueger-Seipel is the past president.Learn more »
Edita Gates has been hired as an executive recruiter at The Applied Companies in the executive search division.
Gates previously worked as a recruiter and employee relations manager at Graton Resort and Casino in Northern California.Learn more »
Terry Matter has been appointed director of operations for the National Championship Air Races by the Reno Air Racing Association.
Matter succeeds Bill Eck who announced his retirement after the 2015 event.Learn more »
Erin Fuss has joined the Estipona Group as junior art director.
She has worked on freelance design projects.Learn more »
Torrey Hood and Megan Fikes have joined the staff at Noble Studios.
Hood was hired as account manager.Learn more »
Elizabeth Teske, a senior vice president of property management at Dermody Properties who is based in Reno, was named a Southwest Woman of Influence by Real Estate Forum Magazine.
Teske was honored for her achievements in the industrial real estate industry.Learn more »
Fred McElroy of Dickson Realty Reno has been installed as the 2016 Certified Residential Specialist president for the State of Nevada Realtor organization.
McElroy was elected at the National Association of Realtors’ annual meeting in San Diego. Only 3.5 percent of the nation’s Realtors carry the CRS designation.Learn more »
Name to the 2016 Artown board of directors were: Jessica Schneider, owner Junkee Clothing Exchange, chair; Joe Nannini, assistant principal, Bishop Manogue Catholic High School, vice chair; and Miranda Roberts, content coordinator, The Good Life, secretary.
Past chair is Chris Fleiner-Reno Lumber.Learn more »
Virgil Courneya, a resident of Carson City, was elected national president of the Fleet Reserve Association, a congressionally-chartered military and veterans’ service organization serving current and former enlisted members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.Learn more »
Wendy Merchant has joined Northern Nevada Medical Center as manager of its’ medical surgical unit.
Merchant previously served as national dean of nursing at Carrington College in Sacramento. She has 15 years experience in nursing, including working as a bedside nurse, clinical nurse specialist, clinical nurse specialist, clinical nurse educator, special projects administrator and program director of nursing. She has been a per diem staff nurse at NNMC’s ER department since July.Learn more »
Darin Quimby has been named mine production manager at the United Resources Holding Group, Inc.’s Dun Glen mine in northeastern Nevada.
Quimby has more than 30 years experience in the mining industry.Learn more »
Jeff Scott has been appointed library director for the Washoe County Library Board.
Scott will replace Arnie Maurins, who is retiring in January.Learn more »
Ana Douglass, an English professor at Truckee Meadows Community College, has been chosen as the 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Nevada Professor of the Year.
Douglass is the first faculty member from a community college to have ever won the Nevada award, according to usprofessorsoftheyear.org.Learn more »
Lorraine Hunt-Bono, former lieutenant governor and former chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism, was presented with the NCOT’s Award at the Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit.Learn more »
Alison Gaulden, a lecturer at the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno and a faculty advisor for the Public Relations Student Society of America Nevada Chapter, received the 2015 PRSSA Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award.Learn more »
The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America recognized the winners of the 29th Annual Silver Spike Awards.
Honored were:Learn more »
Brenda Jahnke, a house supervisor at Northern Nevada Medical Center, was one of six nurses selected nationwide to participate on the recent item development panel for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination in Chicago.Learn more »
Sheila Colfer, a broker/salesperson with Dickson Commercial Group will serve as 2016 president of the Northern Nevada CCIM chapter.Learn more »
Dean Dow has been named as its new executive director of Care Flight, a program of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA).
Dow, who has more than 20 years experience in the air and ground emergency medical industry, previously was the owner of Drawing Board, LLC, where he assisted in the planning of strategic growth for ground and air medical services. His professional career also included roles as regional vice president of Air Method’s Southeast Region where he had business and operational responsibility for 45 medical aircraft and more than 650 personnel; program director for LifeNet of New York, an organization that includes five air medical bases with 76 personnel; director of business development and quality assurance for EagleMed/Ballard Aviation, Inc., the largest regional air medical service provider in Kansas; fire chief for Ford County Fire and EMS in Kansas; and program director for Alaska Regional Hospital’s two medical aircrafts.Learn more »
Mark Hamway has joined Lee & Associates’ Reno office as a partner of the Reno Industrial Group.
Hamway, who has 25 years experience in commercial real estate, previously was a principal with Signature Associates/Cushman Wakefield in Southeastern Michigan. He is a former professional hockey player with the New York Islanders.Learn more »
Erin Meyering has joined Edible Reno-Tahoe magazine as its associate editor.
Meyering previously completed an internship with the publication.Learn more »
Farrihn EnosNovember 18, 2015 —
Farrihn Enos has joined Creative Coverings as a sales coordinator.
Enos previously served as a sales guide at Jaguar/Land Rover Reno.
She graduated with a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism and media studies the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Samuel ChacónNovember 18, 2015 —
Dr. Samuel Chacón, a gynecologist successfully completed the subspecialty exam for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Chacón can now offer DaVinci Robotic surgical procedure to patients to his practice.
Wally Murray, Dennis FlanniganNovember 18, 2015 —
Wally Murray, president and CEO of Greater Nevada Credit Union in Carson City, was named board chairman of the Nevada Credit Union League.
He also served as chairman during 2014-2015.
Dennis Flannigan, president and CEO of Great Basin Federal Credit Union in Reno, was elected the board’s secretary/treasurer.
Todd BlonsleyNovember 18, 2015 —
Todd Blonsley, vice president investments at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Company, earned the National Achievement Award for 2015.
Blonsley facilitated real estate investment transactions exceeding $45 million by the end of October.
Danielle Snow, Yinfei HillNovember 13, 2015 —
Danielle Snow and Yinfei Hill have joined the Reno real estate office of Chase International as agents.
Snow has more than a decade of experience in real estate. She also has a background in finance and business.
Hill has experience in the real estate industry.
Ryan RussellNovember 13, 2015 —
Ryan Russell, an attorney and partner at Allison MacKenzie Law Firm in Carson City, has been elected as a member of The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.
Kiwako MiuraNovember 13, 2015 —
Kiwako Miura has been hired by KPS3, a marketing firm, as a design intern.
Kiwako graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College with a degree in graphic communications. She was vice president of the Student Government Association while at TMCC.