Our Masters Of Ceremonies are Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Erik Jimenez who works for Nevada Treasurer Office. We are beyond Honored to have these two Nevada Leaders help us mold new Nevada Leaders though the Ms Wheelchair Nevada Organization.
Erik Jimenez Senior Policy Director at Nevada State Treasurer’s Office an amazing advocate and a person who has a disability. Erik Jimenez currently serves as the Senior Policy Director in the Treasurer’s office. Prior to joining the office, Erik managed Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve’s successful reelection campaign in 2018, while also working on Treasurer Conine’s statewide campaign. Erik has previously represented various gaming, health care, education, energy, and transportation clients in front of the Nevada Legislature, and has also worked to pass numerous disability reforms in Nevada. A native of Las Vegas, Erik came to Northern Nevada after high school, earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy from the University of Nevada Reno. Erik currently serves as the Chair of the Access Advisory Committee for the City of Reno, on the Board of Trustees for United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada, and on the legislative committee for the Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Hillary Louise Schieve is an American businesswoman and the current Mayor of Reno, Nevada, Nevada since 2014. She is supporter and leader for people who have disabilities in Nevada. She has worked with MWN director on parking issues and helping Reno on accessibility progression.
Hillary L. Schieve was elected as Reno’s Mayor on November 4, 2014. She was sworn in on November 12, 2014, as the 28th Mayor of the City of Reno. Prior to being elected Mayor, Hillary was elected as At-Large Reno City Council Member on November 6, 2012, and was sworn into office on November 14, 2012.
Hillary brings to the Council her entrepreneurial experience as an employer and local business owner, as well as her out-of-the-box thinking which helped her businesses prosper during the economic downturn. Hillary is the owner and operator of three businesses in the City of Reno.
We are so honored to have Mayor Schieve and Erik Jimenez as our Co-Host for MWN 2021.