Speaker Date Topic
Harvey Fennell and Samantha Reveley Oct 18, 2021
Local Housing Market
Local Housing Market

Harvey Fennell is an owner of Dickson Realty, Inc. which has offices in Reno and Truckee, California.  Dickson Realty has been in business since 1973 and currently has 270 agents and 20 employees. He is also a Principle of Dickson Commercial Group, Inc. (DCG), a full service commercial real estate broker with 18 commercial agents. Mr. Fennell has been a realtor since 1987 and specializes in residential, land and commercial real estate sales. He is a former member of the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors and has served on its Board of Directors. 

Harvey is a past President of the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, and is currently chairman of the Board of the Renown Foundation and a board member of Renown Health System  He is the past President of the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross and is a past president of the Rotary Club of Reno and a former Board Member of Home Federal Bank in Reno.

Samantha Reveley has been passionate about real estate and development in Reno from the moment she moved here in 2001.  A 18-year veteran and member of the National Association of Realtors, Samantha has been through the best and worst real estate times in our state's history. She specializes in the luxury high-rise condominium communities in growing Downtown Reno, Midtown and the Old Southwest. She was the co-listing agent of The Palladio and went on to be the Sales Manager at The Montage where she sold out the 376-unit building in only 4 years. 

Samantha is a strong supporter of Downtown and Midtowns versioning redevelopment and is a Midtown resident herself. 

Conrad Wright Oct 25, 2021
Alchemy Analytics
Karen Gedney Nov 01, 2021
ReWiring and ReFiring- A Formula for Vitality, Relevance and Tenacity
ReWiring and ReFiring- A Formula for Vitality, Relevance and Tenacity

Karen Gedney MD, is board certified in Internal Medicine and Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. With 30 years of experience as a prison doctor, Karen learned to turn trauma into triumph, and developed programs for the incarcerated to help them do the same. Her unique perspective as a skilled prison doctor offers audiences advanced and timely tools for overcoming various life challenges and to teamwork more effectively within any business or organization. 

Her calling is to share the lessons she learned on the front lines as a prison doctor to help inspire individuals and organizations to break free of whatever imprisons or holds them back, and to discover the tools to effectively move to the next level. Karen has written an award-winning book:  30 Years Behind Bars: Trials of a Prison Doctor.

Sheriff Darin Balaam Nov 15, 2021
Washoe County Sheriff's Department
Washoe County Sheriff's Department

Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as Sheriff of Washoe County, taking the oath of office on January 7, 2019.

Sheriff Balaam’s career includes over 21 years at the Sheriff’s Office, where he’s held every rank from Deputy Sheriff to Assistant Sheriff. His experience encompasses all three bureaus: Operations, Detention and Administration.

Sheriff Balaam is committed to attacking the opioid crisis, combatting sex trafficking in our community, and continuing to enhance mental health services for inmates. A proponent of community policing, Balaam is dedicated to proactively addressing the root cause(s) of crime. 


No Meeting Nov 22, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday Week
Matt Devost Nov 29, 2021
Cybersecurity Nationally and How it Affects You
Cybersecurity Nationally and How it Affects You

NOTE:  This meeting will be at the Silver Legacy, Silver Baron A room

Matt began his professional career in 1995 hacking into systems for the US Department of
Defense and Intelligence Community and over the past twenty-five years has emerged as an
established leader in the cybersecurity, global risk, and technology domains. Matt is currently
the CEO & Co-Founder of OODA LLC, a global strategic advisory firm with deep DNA in global
security, technology, and intelligence issues. Matt helps clients identify, manage, and respond
to global risks and uncertainties while exploring emerging opportunities and developing robust
and adaptive strategies for the future. 

A successful entrepreneur, he has founded several companies including FusionX & the
Terrorism Research Center.  He has served as a senior advisor
to DoD, a professor at Georgetown and Columbia Universities, and is a member of the Black
Hat review board. Matt’s unique approach to technology, business, and security issues is
driven by a technique he calls “HACKthink” – applying a hacker mindset to analyze and dissect
complex problems and develop innovative solutions.

Matt has appeared on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, CBC, CBS News, BBC
television, Australian television and dozens other domestic and international radio and
television programs as an expert on terrorism and cybersecurity.  

Cameron Crain Dec 06, 2021
Technology Innovation in Nevada
Technology Innovation in Nevada
Gayle Sherman Dec 13, 2021
Member Spotlight
No Meeting Dec 20, 2021
No Meeting
RYLA Students Dec 27, 2021

NOTE:  This meeting will be at the Silver Legacy, Silver Baron A room

Jerry Hall Jan 10, 2022
Rotary Service Leadership
Kirk Allaire Jan 31, 2022
Member Spotlight