Edward Russell was appointed Director of the Reno Regional Office (RO) effective Sept. 21, 2009. He administers benefits and services to approximately 243,900 Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Nevada and the California counties of Alpine, Lassen, Modoc, and Mono. Mr. Russell is also an active participant in the Veterans Benefits Administration Training Board, which evaluates training programs for all VBA business lines. He is a U.S. Army Veteran.
Rashetta Smith was appointed Veterans Service Center Manager for the Reno Regional Office in April 2014. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Smith was a Coach at the Oakland, CA Regional Office from August 2005 to April 2014. Ms. Smith is an alumni from UC Berkley and holds a Master's Degree in Management.
Anthony Roeback was promoted to Chief of the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Division on May 4, 2014. He has earned 2 Master Degrees in counseling and is currently working on his PhD in psychology. Mr. Roeback is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a Clinical Therapist in private practice. He has over 25 years in Vocational Counseling and 26 years of management experience both in the private and public sectors. Mr. Roeback is a U.S. Army Veteran with 21 years of distinguished Military Service.