Robin V. Reedy


Robin is the Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Nv.  Prior she was the Operations Director for Friends in Service Helping (FISH) in Carson City providing services for the under employed and homeless.  Robin had a consulting business called Rpolitix.  The business is designed to help do fundraising and events in tandem with the ability to do management consulting and public relations.  The business has the ability to set up an organization and manage communication.  

The most visible career move was her acceptance the position of Chief of Staff to Governor Jim Gibbons in July of 2009, (which ended January 3, 2011) coming from the Department of Business and Industry where she was Deputy Director handling budgets and legislation.  Robin began her government employment in the Office of the State Treasurer in 1990.  Previous experience in banking and management, positioned her to direct her talents to aid the office during an incredible time of growth and economic fluctuation.  In response to this environment, Robin has pursued a Debt Service Agreement creating $20,000,000 for the State of Nevada, managed an Interest Rate Swap creating over $5,000,000 for the State, sought legislation for and coordinated Lease Purchase transactions and managed just under 3 billion dollars of debt for the State of Nevada.  Her career goal was simple, to serve the needs of the taxpayer in the best interests of the State.

She is a graduate of the California State University, Chico obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Accounting.

Robin has filled her free time as a past member of the Rape Crisis Board of Directors, Chico CA. and a past Parks and Recreation Commissioner and Chair in Douglas County, NV.  She is the Past Chairman of the National Association of State Treasurer’s State Debt Management Association and Past President to the Nevada Government Financial Officers Association.   She and her husband, Barry T. Smith, are enjoying the empty nest lifestyle and visits from their 3 children, 5 granddaughters and 2 great grandchildren.