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The Northern Nevada Development Authority will begin to establish its marketing and media regional advisory committee this week.

The meeting is open to marketing and media professionals from the region.

It starts at 12 p.m. on Wednesday at the NNDA office, 704. W. Nye Ln. Lunch will be provided to attendees.

Jim Serratt, the chief executive officer at both Psychiatric Solutions, Inc., has been appointed to Nevada Hospital Association’s Executive Board and the Nevada Health Facilities Education and Research Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Serratt will represent the growing population with mental health concerns.

“Mental health is a prevalent topic in our community, and I hope to be able to achieve fair and equal representation for the facilities and organizations that work in the mental healthcare field,” Serratt said.

The next Northern Nevada Development Authority breakfast meeting on Wednesday will feature country managers forum.

The event starts at 7 a.m. inside the Gold Dust West casino in Carson City, 2171 Highway 50 E. The event will last until 9 a.m.

County managers from Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties will address what’s happening in their region.

Cost is $20 for NNDA investors and $35 at the door.