City Of Sparks

Ward 5 - Council Member Ron Schmitt

Council Memeber, Ron SchmittRon Schmitt was born in Hahira, Georgia. He has resided in Sparks for nearly two decades. Throughout his career, Mr. Schmitt has been a successful contractor and businessman. Mr. Schmitt is the owner and general manager of the business consultant firm rps enterprise. His participation in local and business civic groups and programs gave him the desire and passion to make a difference and become involve in local government. 

He was elected to the Sparks City Council in June, 2001, and was reelected in November, 2004, and again in November, 2008. 

Councilman Schmitt is the past President of the Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities (NLCM). In 2005, Councilman Schmitt was selected as the Public Official of the Year by the NLCM. Mr. Schmitt is also a member of the National league of Cities and is a past member of the Board of Directors and presently serves on the Advisory Board. Presently Mr. Schmitt serves on the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and various other boards. Prior to his election in 2001, Mr. Schmitt served on the Washoe County Human Services Consortium Advisory Board as member and chair, the Sparks Planning Commission, and the Sparks Citizens Advisory Committee. He also devoted time to the Regional Transportation Commission Paratransit Advisory Committee and the Crisis Call Center.

Contact Council Member Ron Schmitt: 
Office: (775) 846-6716

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  • Sparks Tourism & Marketing Committee
  • Shared Services Elected Officials Committee
  • Washoe County Human Services Consortium 
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee 
  • Information Technology Steering Committee 
  • Regional Transportation Commission, alternate 
  • Parliamentarian

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