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Community Connections

The Community Connections Committee works with and promotes area organizations that benefit Nevadans. The committee carries out the belief of the mining industry to be active and contributing members of the communities miners live and raise their families in.

Board Chair:
Leslie Maple

Staff Contact:
Dylan Shaver
(775) 829-2121 ext.15
dylan@nevadamining.org


Education Committee

The Education Committee of the Nevada Mining Association is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the modern mining industry by K-12 educators and students. The committee is actively involved in the development of mineral education resources and programs and works year-round to share these resources and programs with the general public, other mining organizations, and the state’s school districts. The committee’s primary activitites are semi-annual workshops for K-12 teachers throughout the state. You can learn more by visiting the committee's Web site at www.nvmineraleducation.org.

Board Chair:
Pamela Smith

Staff Contact:
Joseph Riney
(775) 829-2121 ext.13
joseph@nevadamining.org


Environmental Committee

The Environmental Committee reviews environmental legislation and regulations and recommends a course of action to the association. The committee also evaluates permitting procedures, reclamation requirements, and any other environment-oriented activities or actions that affect Nevada’s mining operations.

Board Chair:
Catherine Clark

Staff Contact:
Allen Biaggi
(775) 829-2121


Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee closely monitors policy issues, primarily at the state level. Committee members work closely with the Nevada Legislature, particularly during session. A local government sub-group interacts with city and county governments. An additional sub-group, the PAC, is an advisory committee composed of members whose companies have contributed to the Nevada Mining Association Political Action Committee and makes recommendations for political contributions.

Board Chair:
Duane A. Peck

Staff Contact:
Dylan Shaver
(775) 829-2121 ext.15
dylan@nevadamining.org


Safety & Health Committee

The Safety & Health Committee reviews safety related issues affecting Nevada’s mining industry, and it makes recommendations on actions and responses as necessary. The committee manages a comprehensive annual safety awards program.

Board Chair:
Tammie Neff

Staff Contact:
Joseph Riney
(775) 829-2121 ext.13
joseph@nevadamining.org


Suppliers Committee

The Suppliers Committee provides members that supply goods and services to the mining industry opportunities to learn about mine development. Through networking activities and presentation forums, committee members explore business development opportunities. The committee actively supports outreach activities, government affairs programs, sponsorships of the annual convention and serves as the primary supporter of the membership directory.

Board Chair:
Randy Miller

Staff Contact:
Lauren Arends
(775) 829-2121 ext.10
lauren@nevadamining.org


Workforce Development

The Workforce Development Committee seeks to help maintain and further develop mining employee skill sets in the constantly evolving mining industry. The committee also stays up to date on regulatory measures and works with mining operators to educate and assist with implementation.

Board Chair:
Sherry Murphy

Staff Contact:
Joseph Riney
(775) 829-2121 ext.13
joseph@nevadamining.org


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