Jim Thomas has been named executive director of the Center for Watersheds and Environmental Sustainability in Reno.
Thomas earned his doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1996.
He was a research hydrologist at the U.S.
Geological Survey in Carson City for nearly 20 years before joining the
Desert Research Institute in 1999.
Bryan Wachter of the Retail Association of Nevada said his organization is “very concerned about disruptions to the supply chain.”