Appointed District 2
9/20/19 – 1/1/2021
Kevin Melcher grew up in Reno, Nevada and attended Reno High School (1974) and the University of Nevada, Reno - 1979, B.S. (Education) & 1981, M.S.
Kevin Melcher's career includes 28 years as an Elko County teacher and administrator. After teaching health and physical education at Elko Junior/Senior High School, Melcher was principal at Owyhee Combined Schools, Carlin Combined Schools and Northside Elementary School in Elko, and was in central office administration of the Elko County School District. The UNR Service Award recipient in 2007, he was on the University Alumni Council from 1989-94 and served on the Nevada State Board of Education, 2013-2015 and the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents from 2011-2016. He moved to Reno after retiring from the Board of Regents in December 2016. Kevin was a spring commencement speaker at UNR in 2018 and is currently the Vice Chairman for the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, Board of Trustees and is very involved with Rotary Club of Reno.
Kevin Melcher has been married to Ann Marie (Humphrey) Melcher since 1980 who is also from Reno, Nevada.