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About Greg

Greg Smith has been a Nevada resident for more than 50 years. Specifically he's made the Reno/Sparks area the home for him and his family for the last 37 years. 

He was born in Colorado and moved to Nevada with his parents and three brothers in 1964 when he was nine years old. His family immediately recognized all that Nevada had to offer; open space, culture, and the opportunity made them realize why they'd always call Nevada home.

Greg's an avid sportsman and lifelong wildlife conservationist and volunteer. His passion for the outdoors translates to every aspect of his life. He loves to camp, hike and enjoy all that northern Nevada has to offer.

Currently, Greg is retired, having worked in construction for 30 years, 16 as a construction training administrator. Prior to that he spent 10 years in the mining industry. He has served on the Nevada State Apprenticeship Council for 12 years, the Nevada Works Board of Directors for Northern Nevada for 13 years, is a former President of Apprenticeship & Training organization for Northern Nevada for 12 years. Greg currently serves as a board member of Nevada Bighorns Unlimited and is a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation, the Rocky Mtn Elk Foundation, the Mule Deer Foundation, and the Rocky Mtn Goat Alliance. However, his greatest job in life was being husband to the late Nevada State Senator Debbie Smith, dad to Olivia, Ian, and Erin, and now "papa" to Emma and Aanika.

Greg attended UNR and TMCC. His children all attended Nevada public schools and universities. He is deeply tied to our community and its wellbeing. Local government is the seed from which we grow and he understands fostering that takes time, dedication and an attention to detail, all of which he possesses.