Heidi Gansert will join the University of Nevada, Reno, as special assistant to the president for external affairs.
Gansert worked as chief of staff to Gov. Brian Sandoval from January 2011 to September 2012. She has been a member of the Nevada State Assembly, an independent management consultant for medical practices and a resource planning engineer for Sierra Pacific Power and Louisville Gas and Electric in Kentucky.
In partnership with Tesla and EDAWN, the university is preparing to launch the K-12 Robotics Center inside the new Southside Studio by early 2021.