Katie Silva and Peter Williamson have been re-elected to the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore businesses and technology.
Silva, re-elected as NCET’s co-vice president of social media, is the Corporate Communications Manager for Peppermill Resorts Inc.
Her 12 years experience in marketing, advertising, social media and public relations includes work for La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club and the San Diego Tourism Authority. She joined the Peppermill in 2010.
Silva earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from San Diego State University.
Williamson, re-elected as vice president of Tech Wednesdays, has worked for 11 years as a business coach and a master licensee with ActionCOACH Business Coaching in Reno.
He previously held executive positions with technology firms in the Silicon Valley, including Silicon Graphics, Weave Innovations and Davis Instruments. Before moving to the technology sector, he worked as senior field engineer for Schlumberger Wireline in Kuwait, Egypt and Syria.
Williamson earned an undergraduate degree in engineering from Princeton and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford.
“Enthusiastic and committed board members such as Katie and Peter create the high energy that has led to the growth of NCET into the region’s largest business-related organization,” said Dave Archer, NCET’s president and CEO. “Their continued service to NCET and its members is deeply appreciated.”
NCET, Northern Nevada’s largest educational and networking organization, is a member-supported nonprofit organization that produces educational and networking events to help people explore business and technology. NCET’s award-winning programs include the annual NCET Small Business Expo and NCET Tech Showcase and Awards, and the monthly Biz Bite, Biz Café and Tech Wednesday events. NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues, and receives no state or Federal funding. NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada.