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

Highway 95 Regional Development Authority (City of Fallon)

55 W. Williams Avenue

Fallon, Nevada 89406

Bruce Breslow Executive Director (775) 813 - 3000

Lincoln County Regional Development Authority - LCRDA

P.O. Box 851;

Caliente, NV 89008-0851

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

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