Shaver comes to the City of Reno from the Nevada Mining Association, where he was Vice President. In that role, he was a champion for Nevada’s mining industry before policymakers, community groups and the media.
Mr. Shaver brings many years of Nevada political experience to the City of Reno.
In his role with the Nevada Mining Association, Shaver oversaw the external-facing efforts of Nevada’s oldest STEM industry, directed the industry’s political and policy agenda, implemented the Strategic Plan and supervised contracts and staff in support of these efforts. He joined the Association in 2011 as Director of Public Affairs.
At the start of his career, Shaver was a policy analyst for the Speaker of the Nevada Assembly, focused on issues as diverse as public safety, taxes and education. Prior to joining the Nevada Mining Association, Shaver was a principal at The Perkins Company, a full-scale government affairs firm.