Althea Sheets joined the EPSCoR Nevada office as communication specialist on November 3. She is responsible for media relations and press releases, websites, newsletters, highlights, publications, social media, and meeting/event logistics. She brings ten years of higher education knowledge and experience to NSHE, seven of those as the communications manager for Idaho EPSCoR, University of Idaho. In addition, she has twenty years of private industry and U.S. federal government finance and administrative experience working for Ida-West Energy Company, a subsidiary of Idaho Power; Scott Paper Company; the U.S. National Park Service, Death Valley National Park; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; and the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines. She holds two undergraduate degrees, a Bachelors of Science in Business-Accounting and a Bachelors of Science in Communication Studies from the University of Idaho. We are excited to have Althea on board to lead the charge in meeting our communication needs.