Kay O'Brien, SHRM-SCP

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Human Resources Director

Kay has worked in human resources for more than 30 years, most recently at Reno-based Server Technology. She is a Senior Certified Human Resources Professional and holds a B.S. in Business Management with a Human Resources emphasis from the University of Nevada, Reno.  She has also assisted the Washoe County School District as a certified substitute teacher and relishes time in the classroom with students from across the Truckee Meadows.

Born and raised in Reno, Kay has always enjoyed helping her community. She and her husband, Bruce, led the McQueen High School Boosters program for several years and she also served on the board of Step 2 Reno and serves in an advisory role for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northern Nevada.

An avid golfer, Kay can often be found on the course at Somersett Golf Club, where she is a board member of the Ladies’ Golf Association. She is also a member of the local Senior Women’s Golf League.

Kay also enjoys reading (mostly fiction) and has participated for many years in a book club that meets monthly.

Current and Previous Organizations

  • Member, Society of Human Resources Management

  • Member, Northern Nevada Human Resources Association

  • Vice-Chairperson, Hometown Health Plan

  • Chairperson, Hometown Health Plan Appeals and Grievances Committee

  • Member, Hometown Health Plan Quality Committee

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