WHO: Electric Auto Association of
Northern Nevada (EAANN)
WHEN: Tuesday, February 3, 2015, from 6:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Total Wine, 6671 South Virginia ST, Reno,
WHY: Social and officer elections
Social: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Future of the EAANN and leadership discussion:
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Officer elections: 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.
As mentioned in previous posts, I (Bob Tregilus)
must step down from my leadership roll with the
Therefore, it's up to all of you if you'd like to
see the local EAA chapter continue on.
Back in November a meeting was held at my home
with a small group of folks who have expressed an
interest in seeing this EAA chapter in Northern
Nevada remain active. Several were willing to take
on various tasks such as producing this newsletter,
organizing events like the EAANN display at Earth
Day in April and National Drive Electric Week in the
fall, doing media work, and so forth.
However, at the time, no one was willing to pick
up the baton and take the position of conductor
(president or chair or whatever you want to call
So, without someone to take the lead and
coordinate activities with the others, the EAANN
will cease to exist.
Of course, that would be a very sad thing given
that Northern Nevada is now in the world's eye as a
hub of EV innovation and technology with the Tesla
Motors' Gigafactory being constructed east of town
at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center.
As I've stated before, I will be available to
help with the leadership transition, and may even
remain active within the group in some small way. I
just can no longer be the point person for the
I hope to see you all at the meeting in February!
And since this will be my last newsletter--I wish
to thank everyone for your interest and support of
electric drive transportation over the years. And
it's with deep heart felt gratitude that I wish to
thank everyone who has been active in the EAANN and
has helped with the myriad of tasks necessary to
keep a group like the EAANN active. In particular,
I'd like to thank EAANN co-founder and co-chair,
Chuck Swackhammer, as well as past and present EAANN
officers, Peter Fletcher, Glee Willis, and Jeb
Full batteries all!