Speaker Date Topic
No Meeting May 27, 2019
Memorial Day Holiday
McKinley Park Jun 03, 2019
Sculpture Park & Riverside Gardens
Chris Hoff Jun 10, 2019
Reno Tahoe Open Foundation

Chris Hoff is the Tournament Director for the Barracuda Championship –one of only 41 stops on the PGA TOUR in the United States, and the area’s only Tier-1 professional sporting event. Hoff held the position of Tournament Manager from 1997 to 2006 and returned as Tournament Director and head of the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation.  Hoff holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Oregon.  

About the Barracuda Championship:  The Barracuda Championship celebrates its 21st anniversary of being in the Reno-Tahoe community this year July 22 – July 28 2019. The Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation crossed the $4 million mark in charitable contributions since its inception in 1999.  Whether it’s through spectating, volunteering or sponsoring, there are so many ways to get involved with the 20th annual Barracuda Championship .

No Meeting Jun 17, 2019
President Demotion Party on June 20th
Dr. Trudy Larson Jun 24, 2019
Vaccinations & the Measles Outbreak
Vaccinations & the Measles Outbreak

Trudy Larson, M.D., is the Director of the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. She was appointed following an impressive 27 year career at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine where she served as a professor, former chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and also served as an associate dean.

As a pediatric infectious disease specialist, she has spent her career focusing on HIV/AIDS and immunizations and has contributed to both fields in research, education and service. She is one of the founders and is the current Medical Director of the HOPES clinic providing medical services to those with HIV/AIDS.  In her capacity, she has taken the lead in speaking to professional audiences and the general public on topics such as AIDS, vaccination, disease outbreaks, bioterrorism, sex education, just to name a few.