Fred R. Turnier was named community
development director for the
City of Fernley.
Previously, he served as the
director of planning for the
City of Reno. Turnier also has
worked as planning manager
for an engineering firm in Las
Vegas, as vice president of a
21,000-acre industrial park in
Las Vegas and as principal planner for the City
of Las Vegas.
Turnier holds a bachelor’s degree from the
University of Nevada, Reno, and a master’s
degree in public administration from the
University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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