• Aug 18, 2018
  • 4:56 PM

NNVMC Advisory Committee Members


Jerry Finlay

Jerry Finlay serves as the chair to the NNVMC Advisory Committee.  Finlay is a U.S. Navy veteran with 22 years of service from 1962-1984. He retired with the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer. His military service included 17 years in the Office of Naval Intelligence with jobs that included equipment engineering, Emergency Response Team Coordinator and FAB Production Manager.

His affiliations include several veteran service organizations such as the American Legion, Military Officers Association of America, Nevada Veterans Coalition and the Fleet Reserve Association. Finlay currently resides in Fernley and enjoys painting and woodworking.

Alan Callanan

Callanan is a U.S. Army veteran who has served in the Guard, Active Duty and Reserves with 36 years of service. He spent a decade as a State of Nevada employee before becoming a Department of Defense contractor in 2010 and currently holds this position today. He earned a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Phoenix.

His affiliations include the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Association of the United States Army and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States. He currently lives in Carson City.

Don Gustavson

Don Gustavson currently serves in the Nevada State Senate representing Senatorial District 14. Prior to serving in the Nevada Senate he was a member of the Nevada Assembly representing two districts in his six regular and six special sessions.

His affiliations include the Washoe County and Nevada Republican Central Committees, Carson City Railroad Association, Northern Nevada Garden Railroad Society, National Rifle Association, Western Legislative Academy, The Council of State Government West, 2001. He currently resides in Sparks and enjoys model railroading and ballroom dancing.

David Thomas Harvey

David Thomas Harvey is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving from 1963-1967. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University and holds a Master of Forest Science degree from Yale University's School of Forestry.

Harvey spent his summers working for the U.S. Forest Service in the Toyabe National Forest from 1956-1962, just before joining the Marine Corps. He has worked at the University of Nevada as a manager of the S Bar S Ranch in Wadsworth before becoming the owner of Reno Green Landscaping. He currently resides in Reno and enjoys fishing, boating, water skiing and snow skiing.

Jeff Hoppe

David Thomas Harvey is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving from 1963-1967. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University and holds a Master of Forest Science degree from Yale University's School of Forestry.

Harvey spent his summers working for the U.S. Forest Service in the Toyabe National Forest from 1956-1962, just before joining the Marine Corps. He has worked at the University of Nevada as a manager of the S Bar S Ranch in Wadsworth before becoming the owner of Reno Green Landscaping. He currently resides in Reno and enjoys fishing, boating, water skiing and snow skiing.

William Waterman

William Waterman was appointed to the Cemetery Advisory Committee by Governor Sandoval on 2/6/2017. His term runs through 10/31/2018.