We are blessed to have such a gathering of good-spirited, talented folk. Stop by your local office to meet them in person!

Reno Field Office


Jerry Keir

Jerry Keir

Executive Director, Great Basin Institute

Kevin Dose

Kevin Dose

Deputy Director, Great Basin Institute

Chris Warner

Chris Warner

Director of Development, Great Basin Institute

Lynn Zimmerman

Lynn Zimmerman

Director, Research Associate Program

Gwen Bourne

Gwen Bourne

Galena Creek Visitor Center Director

Kenny Haack-Damon

Kenny Haack-Damon

Director of Education and Field Studies Programs, Galena Creek Visitor Center

Nikhil Narkhede

Nikhil Narkhede

Program Coordinator, Research Associate Program

Allison Peterson

Allison Peterson

Program Coordinator, Research Associate Program

Maria Jesus

Maria Jesus

Survey Crew Supervisor and NPCD Coordinator Assistant, Research Associate Program

Rainy Lawson

Rainy Lawson

Land Health Assessment Program Coordinator, Research Associate Program

Cassy Rivas

Cassy Rivas

AIM Program Coordinator, Research Associate Program

Wade Lieurance

Wade Lieurance

Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Program Geospatial Specialist, Research Associate Program

Marc Oxoby, PhD

Marc Oxoby, PhD

Program Analysts, Great Basin Institute

Jennifer Hildebrand

Jennifer Hildebrand

Archaeologist, Research Associate Program

Mike Serio

Mike Serio

Crew Coordinator, Nevada Conservation Corps

Miguel Gonzales

Miguel Gonzales

Forestry Operations Coordinator, Nevada Conservation Corps

Vince LaPlante

Vince LaPlante

Trail and Restoration Operations Coordinator, Nevada Conservation Corps

Justin van Wijk

Justin van Wijk

Recruitment & Compliance Coordinator, Nevada Conservation Corps

Sarah Baughman

Sarah Baughman

Financial Manager, Great Basin Institute

Ahmad Nassiri

Ahmad Nassiri

Financial Associate, Great Basin Institute

Fatima Kamal

Fatima Kamal

Financial Associate, Great Basin Institute

Las Vegas (Mojave Desert) Field Office


Terry Christopher

Terry Christopher

Associate Director, Great Basin Institute

Momoka Maeda

Momoka Maeda

RA Program Specialist

Simone Maule

Simone Maule

Program Assistant, AmeriCorps Intern Program