The Nevada Board of Regents unanimously elected Rick Trachok as vice chairman of the 13-member higher education governing body. Rick will begin his one-year terms starting July 1, 2013.
Rick was appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to serve on the Board of Regents beginning September 3, 2011 and was retained in the 2012 election as the representative for District 10. He currently serves as chair of the Workforce, Research and Economic Development Committee. He is also a member of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and the Cultural Diversity Committee.
The Nevada System of Higher Education, comprised of two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, serves the educational and job training needs of the nation’s fastest growing state. The NSHE provides educational opportunities to more than 105,000 students and is governed by the Nevada Board of Regents.
Earlier this month Rick had the privilege and opportunity to introduce Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to William S. Boyd School of Law students at the Thomas & Mack Moot Court at UNLV. To learn more about Scalia’s lecture read this article published by The Rebel Yell:
View photos from the event:
Thank you to the supporters that took the time to talk to University of Nevada student and aspiring journalism student, Spencer Blank. Blank’s post “Supporters Stimulate Trachok’s Campaign” can be read on his blog. Here’s an excerpt from the post:
The city of Reno is undergoing an election in which the winners will face a city and state that is going through financial turmoil. Rick Trachok, who is running unopposed for Board of Regents District 10, has 64 prominent members who support and fuel his campaign to bring an importance of education to Nevada. …Read More