Southern NV Infrastructure Development Group

The Southern Nevada Strategic Infrastructure Working Group brings the regions, organizations, and stakeholders together to identify infrastructure projects that will enhance the growth of new industries, support long-term sustainable job growth, and growth across sectors throughout the region. The working group originated out of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) state plan for economic development: Recovery & Resilience, Nevada’s Plan for the Future Beyond the Pandemic.

Meeting 1: February 25, 2021

Meeting 2: March 18, 2021

Meeting 3: April 29, 2021

Meeting 4: May 27, 2021

Meeting 5: June 6, 2021

Meeting 6: July 29, 2021

Kris Sanchez – Chair, GOED

Dave Johnson/Doa Ross – Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD)

Jeff Brigger – NV Energy

Justin Brown – Southwest Gas

Terri Sheridan – City of North Las Vegas

Derek Armstrong – City of Henderson

Bill Arent – City of Las Vegas

Raffi Festekjian – City of Boulder City

Myisha Williams – Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs

Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Commissioner/President of NACO – Clark County

Shani Coleman – Clark County

Betsy Fretwell – Switch/Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)

James Chrisley – McCarran Airport

Bo Bernhard/Victor Wei – UNLV

Michael Bolognini – Cox Cable

Bradley Crowell/Jim Lawrence – NV  Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (NDCNR)

MJ Maynard/David Swallow – RTC

Dr. Melody Rose, Chancellor – NSHE

David Bobzien/Jennifer Taylor – NV Office of Energy

Dr. Federico Zaragoza, President/CEO – CSN

Sondra Rosenberg/Kristina Swallow, NDOT

Constance Brooks – Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

Christine Guerci, DAG – Legal Counsel

Kristen Averyt – Nevada Climate Initiative

Dr. Kumud Acharya, President – DRI

Bart Patterson, President – NSC


RCG EconomicsJohn Restrepo




Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT):

NDOT State Rail Plan: The Nevada State Rail Plan is a document that shall set forth policy involving freight and passenger rail including commuter rail in the state, set recommendations and strategies to enhance rail service in the state that benefits the public, and serve as the basis for federal and state investments within Nevada.

2021 Nevada Rail Plan – Full Document

NDOT State Rail Maps: The Nevada Department of Transportation has a skilled cartography team who have stepped into collaboration with the rail plan in applying their mapping skills. Railroad stakeholders have the opportunity to explore new possibilities through the use of this mapping technology:

2021 Nevada Rail Plan Map (Digital multilayer map application)

NAOPI Commercial Real Estate Development Association – Southern Nevada Chapter:

Southern Nevada Industrial Land Analysis: Inventory and Implications for Economic Growth and Economic Development 
– Executive Summary

Southern Nevada Industrial Land Analysis: Inventory and Implications for  Economic Growth and Economic Development
– Full Report

Southern Nevada Industrial Land Analysis: Inventory and Implications for  Economic Growth and Economic Development
– Presentation

Greenlink Nevada:

Greenlink Nevada Presentation 04-08-21

ECON-6A – AA Economic Impact Analysis 01-12-21

Supply Chain Report:

Nevada Supply Chain Analysis – Executive Summary

Nevada Supply Chain Analysis