Next Regular Meeting - June 7, 2021
An Update From the Sierra Club
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Brian Beffort PictureOur next monthly meeting will be on June 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm. It again will be a 'virtual meeting' via Zoom. Our guest speaker will be Brian Beffort, Executive Director of the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club. Brian will be joined by Denise Rohrer and Ashlee Forman, their volunteer co-chairs of the Toiyabe Legislative Committee. The 3 of them will update us on the legislative bills the Sierra Club is supporting in this 2021.

Born at Washoe Medical Center, Brian is a 4th-generation Nevadan. Brian has degrees in anthropology from Reed College, journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and Sustainability & Environmental Management from Harvard University Extension School. He started his career as an outdoor journalist with Adventure West and Sunset magazines and the Reno Gazette-Journal, and two guidebooks: Afoot & Afield Las Vegas & Southern Nevada and Joy of Backpacking. In 2001, he began working with environmental nonprofits and hasn't looked back. He has worked with Friends of Nevada Wilderness, the Great Basin Institute, Nevada Land Trust, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, and now the Sierra Club, where he has been Chapter Director since 2017. He lives in Reno with his wife, 17-year-old son and dog.

This promising to be another important meeting that you will not want to miss. We hope to "see" you there!

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