Committees & Task Forces

COMMITTEES

Education and Training
Conducts and documents training, and develops education and training materials for excavators, operators, locators and other industry stakeholders defined by the NRCGA. http://nrcga.org/nrcga-damage-prevention-training-request-form/

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Dennis Bott, Southwest Gas
Jay Mendiola, NV Energy
Robert Ward, NV Energy
Cesar Castillo, JP Weddell
Craig Rogers, PUCN

Excavator Events
Develops and implements the NRCGA’s excavator appreciation events in the north and south. http://nrcga.org/excavator-appreciation-events/

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Robert Ward, NV Energy
Jay Mendiola, NV Energy

NRCGA Website
Develops and implements the NRCGA’s website.

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Dawn Rivard, PUCN

Public Outreach and Awareness Committee
Promotes damage prevention and the NRCGA to the general public. 

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Jack Byrom
Dave Dahl

Budget
Develops the annual budget for the NRCGA.

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Jay Mendiola, NV Energy Dawn Rivard, PUCN
Dennis Bott, Southwest Gas
Mike Moody, Southwest Gas
Jack Byrom, Truckee Meadows Water Authority
Mike Marrero, USIC
Cesar Castillo, JP Weddell

NRCGA Utility Locate Rodeo Committee
Develops and plans the locate rodeo. http://nrcga.org/rodeo/

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Dennis Bott, Southwest Gas
Mike Marrero, USIC
Jay Mendiola, NV Energy
Dawn Rivard, PUCN
Jack Byrom, Truckee Meadows Water Authority
Rick Torrens, KCI
Harold Lefler, ELM
Craig Rogers, PUCN
Harley Hartman, ELM
Erika Hernandez, PUCN
Bill Riggs, ELM
Tom Georgi, Las Vegas Valley Water District

Nomination
Interviews director and officer candidates and makes recommendations on a ballot to the NRCGA one month prior to voting for open leadership positions.

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Robert Ward, NV Energy

TASK FORCES

Silver Shovel Award
Defines selection of winners, adds awards for locating, and enhances prizes for winners.

CHAIR(S) MEMBERS
Craig Rogers, NV Energy
Jay Mendiola, NV Energy
Bob Ward, NV Energy
Cesar Castillo, JP Weddell
Dave Dahl, Kern River
Dennis Bott, Southwest Gas
Tom Georgi, LVVWD
Harold Lefler, ELM
George Browne, ELM
Dawn Rivard, PUCN