Board Member Spotlight


Jay Fischer

Nevada Water Resources Association would like to highlight Board Member and NWRA President, Jay Fischer.  Mr. Fischer is currently employed by Lumos & Associates and earned a BS in Geology from Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.

His career background includes; Exploration Geologist in Northern Nevada and Alaska, Sr. Hydrogeologist for Echo Bay Mineral, McCoy/Cove Mine and also for Newmont Mining in Northern Nevada and Klondex Gold & Silver, Nevada & Canada. He also worked as a Consulting Hydrogeologist and President of Reese River Hydrology LLC.

Mr. Fischer has served on the Board of Directors for 16 years and joined NWRA in 2000 after Paul Pettit of Newmont Mining introduced him to the organization. He would like to help guide the NWRA to financial security, so they can continue to offer the membership high quality educational and networking opportunities and to grow both the professional and student participation and membership.

Mr. Fischer enjoys most outdoor activities including skiing, backpacking, golf and bird hunting. He is a proud father of two daughters, Morgan and Ally who are both in college. One at UNR and the other at SNC in Las Vegas.

Jay states, “It has been a privilege to be on the board for NWRA for all these years. I have made many personal and professional relationships through the organization. The educational opportunities through NWRA are second to none as we continue to advance our Science. It is my honor to serve as President for NWRA as we continue to grow and improve.”