The Regional Transportation Commission is a cooperative regional board comprised of five representatives appointed from three government jurisdictions:
This Regional Transportation Commission establishes administrative and operational policy for the agency. RTC policies are carried out by a professional/technical staff, supervised by an executive director.
RTC Chairman Bonnie Weber is currently serving her third term as Washoe County Commissioner and represents District 5, where she has lived as a resident for over 25 years. District 5 represents the largest physical district in the county, incorporating portions of Reno and Sparks, as well as Mogul/Verdi on the west, Sun Valley on the east, the North Valleys to the California border, and Gerlach to the Oregon border. Bonnie has been active in the community for many years, serving on the Stead Neighborhood Advisory Board, the Reno Commission on the Status of Women, Habitat for Humanity, and many offices within the Republican Party. Bonnie has also served as President of the Truckee Meadows Law Enforcement Chaplaincy program, which is dedicated to serving local law enforcement, for the past four years.
Dwight is a member of The Prospectors Club and The Rotary Club of Reno and enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Commissioner Sharon Zadra was first elected to the Ward 2 Council seat in November, 2002 and was re-elected in 2006 and again in 2010. A Nevada native, she is a business management professional with over 15 years of economic development/diversification planning and analysis experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and currently sits on several boards and committees in our region.
Commissioner Ron Smith was appointed to the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County in January 2009 representing the City of Sparks. Councilman Ron Smith was elected to the City Council in November 2006 and re-elected in 2008 to a four year term, after running unopposed. Smith has been in the grocery business for 37 years, and is currently employed by Scolari's Food & Drug as the Store Director. Councilman Smith has served on the Vistas Home Owners Association, the D'Andrea Home Owners Association, and the High Sierra Industries Board of Directors. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Legacy Christian School. Councilman Smith is also Chairman of the Sparks Redevelopment Agency.