Regional Development Authorities

GOED is charged with responsibilities to promote, coordinate, support and oversee all economic development programs, activities and efforts. To accomplis this, GOED contracts Regional Development Authorities (RDA) to provide services to aid, promote, and encourage economic development of Nevada.

A"Regional Development Authority" is defined by Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 231.009 as an organization for economic development that is designated by the Executive Director of GOED and is:

  • A local entity;
  • Two or more local governmental entities;
  • A private non-profit entity; or
  • any combination thereof.

Selected RDAs are required to timely present strategies for the economic development and diversification of the designated region which aligns with the State Plan for Economic Development.

List of current Regional Development Agencies:

Current Regional Development Agencies:


Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada  - EDAWN

401 Ryland Street, Suite 101
Reno, NV 89502

Mike Kazmierski President and CEO (775) 829-3711

Churchill Fallon Economic Development

90 N. Maine Street
Fallon, NV 89406

Bruce Breslow Executive Director (775) 813-3000

Jeff Fontaine Executive Director (775) 443-7667

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance - LVGEA

6720 Via Austi Parkway, Suite#330
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Jonas Peterson President and CEO (702) 791-0000

Nevada 95-80 Regional Development Authority

Pershing County:
400 14th Street/P.O. Box 1044
Lovelock, NV 89419

Humboldt County:
33 West 4th Street
Suite 9 Box 4
Winnemucca, NV 89445

Heidi Lusby-Angvick Executive Director (Pershing) (775) 273-4909
Jan Morrison Executive Director (Humboldt) (775) 623-6036

Northern Nevada Development Authority - NNDA

308 N. Curry Street, Ste. 101
Carson City, NV 89703

Rob Hooper President and CEO (775) 883-4413

Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority - NNRDA

Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway, McMullen Hall #103
Elko, NV 89801

Sheldon Mudd Executive Director (775) 738-2100

Paul Miller Executive Director (775) 727-0716