John Giammona Wilber grew up in Northern Nevada. After a few years living in Southern California, he returned to Reno for graduate school. He earned an MPA from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2020. Before joining Nevada Volunteers, John worked for several other regulatory agencies including the California Department of Food and Agriculture. When not working, John enjoys weightlifting, being far too online, and hiking in the Peavine Foothills.