Upcoming events

    • November 13, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Club at Arrow Creek; 2905 Arrow Creek Parkway; Reno, NV 89511

    The Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) applies free market ideas to Nevada's problems.   NPRI President John Tsarpalas and Senior Policy Analyst Daniel Honchariw will explain NPRI's approach, dicussing a variety of state and local issues, including Tesla subsidies.  They will also offer a call to action.

    John Tsarpalas is the President of the Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI).  He is deeply committed to spreading limited government ideas and promoting associated policies.  For over three decades, John has educated others in the ideals and benefits of limited government. In the 1980s, John joined the Illinois Libertarian Party and served on its State Central Committee. Later in the 90s, he transitioned to the Republican Party, and became active in the Steve Forbes for President Campaign and flat taxes. John managed or consulted many Republican candidates, election campaigns and organizations from 1996 – 2005.   In 2005, he was recruited to become the Executive Director of the Illinois Republican Party.   Additionally, John has served as President of the Sam Adams Alliance and Team Sam where he did issue education and advocacy work in over 10 states, with a focus on the web.   John also founded or helped start numerous educational not-for-profits, including Think Freely Media, the Haym Salomon Center – where he served as Chairman, the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity and Midwest Speaking Professionals.

    Daniel Honchariw a Senior Policy Analyst with NPRI.   He focuses on fiscal issues and education issues, especially school choice.  He has published extensively on the abuses of civil asset forfeiture, with work featured in or cited by USA TodayThe New YorkerReason, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Reno Gazette-Journal Daniel's experience includes stints with the National Labor Relations Board, multiple financial services firms, and a Tahoe-based ski resort. He is a sports fanatic, political junkie, and chess enthusiast.  He holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an M.P.A. in Public Management from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

    • February 12, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Club at Arrow Creek; 2905 Arrow Creek Parkway; Reno, NV 89511

    Dr. Tyrus W. Cobb served as Special Assistant to President Reagan for national security affairs from 1983-1989. He initially served as the Director of Soviet, European and Canadian Affairs, and from 1987-89 as Special Assistant to the President for International Security Issues. He was the Executive Secretary for President Reagan's summits with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva (1985) and Reykjavik (1986).  

    Ty was also the President and CEO of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) from 1991-1995, and President/CEO of the Yosemite National Institutes from 1995-2002. Mr. Cobb served in the United States Army from 1963 until he retired as a Colonel in 1987.  During the span of his career, he served overseas in Viet-Nam, Germany, and Italy. He was a tenured professor at West Point (1977-1983) and has lectured at many major universities in the U.S, the Soviet Union/Russia, and China.

    Ty was born in Reno, Nevada and received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University, his Masters degree from Indiana University, and his Bachelors degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

    He is currently the CEO of the Northern Nevada Network. Ty was appointed to be the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) on July 8, 2005, where he represents the Secretary in the state on defense and national security issues.

    He is married to Suellen Small Cobb and has three children and five grandchildren



Past events

August 14, 2018 Karol Hines: Entrepreneurs Around the World: Not as Different as You May Think
July 10, 2018 Dusty Wunderlich: A Case for Cryptocurrency and Block Chain Assets
June 12, 2018 Tom Cargill: The Federal Reserve -- Myth and Reality
May 08, 2018 Kristen Averyt: Connecting Science and Society
April 14, 2018 3rd Annual Tax'd 'n Tattered Lobster, Filet & Wine Feed
March 13, 2018 Sheriff Candidate Forum: What are the major law enforcement issues in Northern Nevada?
February 13, 2018 Ron Knecht: Economic and Political Outlooks for Nevada and the U.S.
November 14, 2017 Joe Dutra: A Journey to Sweet Success-- Kimmie Candy Factory Tour and Entrepreneurship Talk
October 28, 2017 3rd Annual Free-Market Golf Classic: Tournament & Benefit Dinner
September 12, 2017 Jeff Jones: Make Work Cool Again -- Why our Education System is Failing
August 08, 2017 Craig King: Northern Nevada's Dynamic Real Estate Market
July 11, 2017 Russel Redenbaugh: Getting back to 3%
June 13, 2017 Ed Friedrichs: Changing Northern Nevada for the Better: How can YOU be a Catalyst?
April 29, 2017 2nd Annual Tax'd 'n Tattered Lobster, Filet & Wine Feed
March 21, 2017 Saul Anuzis: Reflections on the 2016 Election and New Proposal for How We Might Elect the U.S. President
February 15, 2017 Ira Hansen: The 2017 Legislative Session: Ira Hansen’s Viewpoint
January 16, 2017 Elliot F. Eisenberg: The Unintended Consequences of Government Regulation
November 15, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - November 15th
October 01, 2016 2nd Annual Free-Market Golf Classic: Tournament & Benefit Dinner
September 06, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - September 6th
August 09, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - August 9th
July 12, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - July 12th
June 14, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - June 14th
May 10, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - May 10th
April 01, 2016 1st Annual Tax'd 'n Tattered Lobster, Filet & Wine Feed
March 08, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - March 8th
February 09, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - February 9th
January 12, 2016 Monthly Hayek Dinner - January 12th
November 03, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - November 3rd
October 09, 2015 Free-Market Golf Classic: Tournament & Benefit Dinner
September 01, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - September 1st
August 11, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - August 11th
July 07, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - July 7th
June 09, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - June 9th
May 05, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - May 5th
April 14, 2015 Monthly Hayek Dinner - April


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