Ron Schmitt was born in Hahira, Georgia. He has resided in Sparks for nearly two decades. Mr. Schmitt is the owner and general manager of the business consultant firm rps enterprise. His participation in local and business civic groups and programs gave him the desire and passion to make a difference and become involved in local government.
He was elected to the Sparks City Council in June, 2001, and was reelected in November, 2004, and again in November, 2008.
Councilman Schmitt is the past President of the Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities (NLCM). In 2005, Councilman Schmitt was selected as the Public Official of the Year by the NLCM. Mr. Schmitt is also a member of the National League of Cities and Municipalities and is a past member of the Board of Directors. Prior to his election in 2001, Mr. Schmitt served on the Washoe County Human Services Consortium Advisory Board as member and chair, the Sparks Planning Commission, and the Sparks Citizens Advisory Committee. He also devoted time to the Regional Transportation Commission Paratransit Advisory Committee and the Crisis Call Center.
Contact Council Member Ron Schmitt:
Office: (775) 846-6716
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BOARDS & COMMISSIONS:
- Chair, Sparks Tourism & Marketing Committee
- Information Technology Steering Committee