Communications Staff

 

Greg Bortolin, Director of Communications & Government Affairs

GregBortolin Reno: 775.673.7465
Reno Fax: 775.673.7421
Las Vegas: 702.862.5409
Las Vegas Fax: 702.862.5496
Cell: 775.741.3648
Greg.Bortolin@dri.edu

Greg Bortolin is the director of communications and government affairs at the Desert Research Institute. He is a registered lobbyist in the Nevada Legislature and DRI’s point of contact with Nevada’s Congressional delegation. He is also DRI’s representative on the Nevada Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Advisory Committee. more >>

Justin Broglio, Communications Officer for Reno

JustinBroglioReno: 775-673-7610
Mobile: 775-762-8320
Justin.Broglio@dri.edu

Justin Broglio is the Desert Research Institute's Communications Officer, based in Reno. He joined DRI in August 2012 and plays a key role in implementing DRI's comprehensive public relations and communications efforts. He oversees DRI's website content and hands-on social media engagement and serves as the liasion between DRI faculty/staff and media outlets. Justin is the primary spokesperson for the Reno campus.   more >>

Dawn Coots, Program & Events Coordinator

Dawn CootsReno: 775-674-7555
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512
Email: Dawn.Coots@dri.edu

Stephan Ross, Webmaster

Stephan Ross, WebmasterReno: 775-673-7468
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512
Stephan.Ross@dri.edu

Jennifer Baro, Web Designer & Developer

Jennifer Baro, Web Design and DevelopmentReno: 775-673-7410
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512
Jennifer.Baro@dri.edu

Frances Brown, Program Specialist

FrancesBrownReno: 775-673-7341
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512
Email: Frances.Brown@dri.edu

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