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Meet the Downtown Reno Partnership's Board of Directors

The Downtown Reno Partnership management team reports to a board of directors who make major decisions and give direction about the DRP. The board meets every other month.

Board Of Directors

Our 17 board of directors are made up of business and property owners, elected officials, residents and commercial tenants that represent elements of downtown Reno. Board members have terms of two years. They control major direction of the nonprofit.

2024 Board Meetings

2024 DRP Board Meetings

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

1 Museum Dr, Reno, NV 89501

Board agendas will be posted 48 prior to meetings.

Board Members

Tony Marini

Board Chair

Vice President of Casino Operations, Community Relations, Midway & Caesars Sports Book.

Representing: High Assessed Properties

Tony has served on the DRP board since July 2021. He is the Vice President of Casino Operations, Community Relations, Midway & Caesars Sports Book at The ROW. Tony is a fourth-generation Nevadan and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Tony Marini

Board Chair

Vice President of Casino Operations, Community Relations, Midway & Caesars Sports Book.

Representing: High Assessed Properties

Tony has served on the DRP board since July 2021. He is the Vice President of Casino Operations, Community Relations, Midway & Caesars Sports Book at The ROW. Tony is a fourth-generation Nevadan and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.

The ROW logo

Jonathan Boulware

Board Vice Chair

Vice President of Nevada Operations at Jacobs Entertainment.

Jonathan Boulware

Board Vice Chair

Vice President of Nevada Operations at Jacobs Entertainment.

Chris Shanks

Past Board Chair

Dickson Commercial Realtor, Owner of The Depot Craft Brewery-Distillery & Louis Basque Corner

Chris Shanks

Past Board Chair

Dickson Commercial Realtor, Owner of The Depot Craft Brewery-Distillery & Louis Basque Corner

Par Tolles

Secretary

President of Tolles Development Co.

Par Tolles

Secretary

President of Tolles Development Co.

Mike Rossman

Board Treasurer

Basin Street Properties

Mike Rossman

Board Treasurer

Basin Street Properties

Mark Reece

Representing: High Assessed Properties

Director of Business Development of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

Mark Reece

Representing: High Assessed Properties

Director of Business Development of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

Eric Lerude

Representing: Residents

President of Race 178 & Resident at The Montage.

Eric Lerude

Representing: Residents

President of Race 178 & Resident at The Montage.

Steven T. Polikalas

Commercial Property

Ltd. Attorney at law.

Steven T. Polikalas

Commercial Property

Ltd. Attorney at law.

Kathleen Taylor

Representing: City of Reno

Reno City Council

Kathleen Taylor

Representing: City of Reno

Reno City Council

Mariluz Garcia

Representing: Washoe County

Washoe County Commissioner.

Mariluz Garcia

Representing: Washoe County

Washoe County Commissioner.

Troy Miller

Representing: University of Nevada, Reno

UNR Assistant Vice President of Community & Real Estate.

Troy Miller

Representing: University of Nevada, Reno

UNR Assistant Vice President of Community & Real Estate.

Kaya Stanley

Representing: Small Property Owner

Co-Owner of Old Granite Street Eatery.

Kaya Stanley

Representing: Small Property Owner

Co-Owner of Old Granite Street Eatery.

Jeff Siri

Representing: Entertainment District

President & CEO of Club Cal Neva

Jeff Siri

Representing: Entertainment District

President & CEO of Club Cal Neva

Chris Phillips

Representing: Commercial Property

General Manager, COO at Reno Aces Baseball.

Chris Phillips

Representing: Commercial Property

General Manager, COO at Reno Aces Baseball.

Courtney Meredith

Representing: The Riverwalk District

Co-Founder, Senior Design Strategist, and Creative Director for Design on Edge. Courtney Meredith has received numerous awards in marketing, design, and advertising. Her experience includes being the current DRP representative for the Riverwalk Merchants Assoc. and the marketing director for nearly 18 years; she represents local businesses and nonprofits spanning arts, health and wellness, food and beverage, and financial and development industries. Courtney is a co-author to the first pictorial manuscript for the Riverwalk District and a mentor and speaker for students in the local education system.

Courtney Meredith

Representing: The Riverwalk District

Co-Founder, Senior Design Strategist, and Creative Director for Design on Edge. Courtney Meredith has received numerous awards in marketing, design, and advertising. Her experience includes being the current DRP representative for the Riverwalk Merchants Assoc. and the marketing director for nearly 18 years; she represents local businesses and nonprofits spanning arts, health and wellness, food and beverage, and financial and development industries. Courtney is a co-author to the first pictorial manuscript for the Riverwalk District and a mentor and speaker for students in the local education system.

Eaton Dunkelberger

Representing: Non-profit sector

Eaton Dunkelberger

Representing: Non-profit sector

Paul Irving

Representing Residents

Paul Irving

Representing Residents

Interested in Joining The Downtown Reno Partnership Board?

Please fill out and return the application form below.

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