Speaker Date Topic
No Meeting May 29, 2017
Memorial Day Holiday
Terri Cooper Jun 05, 2017
VP Sales - Switch
VP Sales - Switch

Terri Cooper is the Vice President of Sales at Switch.  Terri relocated to Reno, Nevada in 2016 to lead Sales for the Switch Citadel Campus. Terri leverages her background in application development, infrastructure and data center operations at multi-national corporations to help her clients develop their data center strategy and leverage the capabilities of the Switch ecosystem.   Her extensive experience in running data center migrations of all sizes enables her to assist her clients in the planning the move of their mission critical systems to Switch. 

Terri started her career at Accenture working with clients in the Telecommunications industry. She has worked at Level 3 Communications, Infocrossing (formerly iStructure), and CSG International.  Immediately prior to joining Switch she was the EVP of Operations for Trace3.  Terri is a graduate of the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

Rotary Sculpture Park Artist Jun 12, 2017
On-Site Meeting at the Park and Get Updated About the Sculpture Garden

Our club meeting on June 12th will be in our Sculpture Garden at Bicentennial Park in downtown Reno.  Enjoy a beautiful City of Reno park along the Truckee River. It’s a good time to update our club on what has been happening at the Sculpture Garden since the dedication on November 1st.  And, no better place to hold it than right in the Sculpture Garden!  Come early and meet the artists who created the sculptures. They will be sharing stories.  If you are not an art lover, then come and tour the gardens and see the improvements your club members have made during our Saturday work days. 

11:30 – 12:15 -   Come early, tour our Sculpture Garden at Bicentennial Park and our gardens on Riverside Drive. Meet the artists at their sculptures.

12:15 – 1:15 –     Membership meeting with updates on the gardens and Sculpture Garden. Artists will tell the stories of their sculptures. Box lunches will be served.

Lunch:                 Boxed lunches, your Rotary account will be charged $20.

Location:              Bicentennial Park at First and Ralston Streets (the Lear Theater is next to the Park)

RSVP:                  We will need you to RSVP for this meeting, in order to have a boxed lunch for you.  See Club Runner emails that we will send out several times.

Parking:                For those who cannot get around well, the diagonal parking along First Street will be reserved.  There’s plenty of on-street parking for the rest of  us, and there are no meters just a block away.

Details:                 We will have boxed lunches, tables and chairs to sit at. 
Area is very shady, but you might bring a hat if you burn easily.

Beth Macmillan Jun 19, 2017
Reno is Artown
Marily Mora Jun 26, 2017
Reno/Tahoe Int'l Airport
Reno/Tahoe Int'l Airport

Marily Mora became President/CEO of the Reno- Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) on July 1, 2013. She is responsible for leading and directing the Reno- Tahoe International Airport (RNO), and the Reno- Stead Airport (RTS), with an operating budget of $46 million.

Mora brings 28 years of airport management experience to the job from three international airports including San Jose, Oakland and Reno- Tahoe International, where she served as Chief Operating Officer for 12 years before moving to Oakland in 2011 as the Assistant Director of Aviation.   Ms. Mora also was a Deputy Director of Aviation for Mineta San Jose International Airport.  Her multi-modal experience includes her position as Director of the Marketing & Customer Service Division for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.  Following the RTAA’s Strategic Plan, Marily is strengthening air service, enhancing general aviation operations and cargo business, pursuing airport economic development and leading a customer service organization. 

Her community involvement includes serving on the Boards of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada and the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce.  Her aviation industry affiliations are Vice Chair and past Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee of the American Association of Airport Executives and she also serves on the Board of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA).   Ms. Mora is a member of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Advisory Committee.

Mora is an Accredited Airport Executive and has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of California-Davis and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.