Marlene Rebori

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Marlene Rebori

Community and Organizational Development, State Specialist

Summary

Marlene Rebori's expertise includes public participation, civic engagement, leadership development, public policy and community development. She works with community groups and local governments in the area of facilitation, group process, community planning and problem solving, and public involvement.

Education

B.A. Environmental Policy, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1990
M.S. Forestry, Stephen F. Austin University, Texas, 1994
Ph.D. Public Policy, University of Nevada, Reno 2005

Programs

home on fire

Fire Toolkit Portal

The toolkit is developed to provide guidance for communities and on-the-ground organizers engaging in collaborative planning to reduce their threat to wildfire.

Thomas Harris speaking to group of Nevada Economic Assessment Project Stakeholders at an update meeting

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP)

The Nevada Economic Assessment Project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal and environmental characteristics, trends and impacts. The data can be used for land use and project planning, grant writing and overall policy assessment.

downtown fallon

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Churchill

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Churchill County

genoa sign

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Douglas

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Douglas County

elko airport

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Elko County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Elko County

historic rusty subway station entrances

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Esmeralda County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Esmeralda County

downtown eureka

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Eureka County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Lincoln County

main street of the town of winnemmucca

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Humboldt County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Humboldt County

battle mountain basecamp to Nevada's outback sign on a water tank.

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lander County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Lincoln County

Caliente Train Depot in Lincoln County

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lincoln County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Lincoln County

yerington nevada

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lyon County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Lyon County

Hawthorne Army Depot, Hawthorne, NV

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Mineral County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Mineral County

pahrump welcome sign

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Nye County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Nye County

locklock exit 106

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Pershing County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Pershing County

ward ovens

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - White Pine

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for White Pine County

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Fact Sheets
Little Free Libraries: Strategic Future Locations in the Reno Sparks Area
Little Free Libraries (LFLs) provide opportunities for increased access to books and reading material for children. LFLs are small custom-built freestanding boxes that house 20 to 100 books. Over 32,000 officially registered LFLs exist; they are in all 50 U.S.
Burge, P. and Rebori, M. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Fact Sheet-16-08
Little Free Libraries in Nevada: What, Why and How
LFLs are small, custom-built freestanding boxes that house anywhere from 20 to 100 books. LFLs are often uniquely designed (typically very cute) and can be made of any material able to withstand the outdoor elements. Finding a suitable location for the LFL is an important decision.
Bender, P., Burge, P., Powell, P., and Rebori M. 2015, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Fact Sheet-15-09
What is Obesogenic Environment?
The obesogenic environment comprises factors in our environment that support being obese. This fact sheet will define obesogenic environment.
Powell, P., Spears, K., and Rebori, M. 2010, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-10-11
Community Leadership Essentials for Nevada Communities Series Two: Skills Necessary for Effective Community Leadership
This fact sheet contains information on the characteristics of a community leader such as collaboration, communication, conflict management, and many more. Learn about the importance of each characteristic and how they can be combined to make a great community leader.
Rebori, M. 2006, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-06-60
Community Leadership Essentials for Nevada Communities: Series One: What is Community Leadership?
This fact sheet contains information on what it means to be a leader and the different types such as a tactical leader, positional leader, and community leader. Learn about the process, commitment, problems, trust, empowerment and many more.
Rebori, M. 2006, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-06-59
Motivating Reasons for Community Participation
This fact sheet contains motivating reasons behind community participation ranging from "wanting to make the community a better place to live" to "to learn about politics and government" and many more. Enjoy detailed tables with the rank, reason listed, frequency, percent, and level of significance in this fact sheet.
Rebori, M. 2005, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-05-53
Anonymous Brainstorming Technique
Groups often struggle to find collaborative structured processes for generating ideas and solutions to problems, issues, and concerns. This fact sheet describes the Anonymous Brainstorming Technique (Bens 2000), a technique that can be used to assist groups as they manage various ideas when engaged in planning and problem-solving.
Rebori, M. and Havercamp, M. 2003, Extension, FS-03-09
Informational Publications
Humboldt County Courthouse
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Humboldt County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada.
Borden, B., Lednicky, J., Rebori, M., Thomas, L., Schultz, B. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Presentations
Asset Mapping for Pershing County
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
B. Borden, M. Rebori, J. Lednicky 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Powerpoint presentation
Decorative oversized boots at Elko County Fairgrounds
Asset Mapping for Elko County: Every community has a story
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
B. Borden, M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Landscape with mountains and a cloudy blue sky
Asset Mapping for Nye County: Every community has a story
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
B. Borden, M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Flags flying in a park
Asset Mapping for Humboldt County: Every community has a story
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
B. Borden,M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, L.Thomas 2020, Extension,University of Nevada, Reno
NV State Capitol in Carson City
Nevada Economic Assessment Project - PowerPoint Presentation
Process to develop and maintain an extensive data repository and set of analytical tools that are meaningful, consistent, and verifiable. This can be used by Nevada Counties and Communities for various types of planning and policy assessments.
Borden, B., Rebori, M., Lednicky, J., Thomas, Lucas. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Fall Colors in the Great Basin
White Pine Community Assets Presentation
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
M. Rebori 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Special Publications
Central Pacific Railroad Depot, Lovelock, NV
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Pershing County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, L.Thomas, M. Rebori 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Sportsman's Beach in Mineral County, NV
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Mineral County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, D. Zapata, S. Emm 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Battle Mountain Mustangs
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Lander County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, L. Thomas, D. Zapata 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park fields with snow covered mountains in background
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Douglas County
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, L. Thomas, D. Zapata, L. Chichester 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Hay Bales in a field with mountains in the background
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Lyon County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M.Rebori, D. Zapata, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cows grazing
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Lincoln County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, L. Thomas, D. Deever, H. Gatzke 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Great Basin College in Elko
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report Elko County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, L. Thomas, J. Baker-Tingey 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Fallon, Nevada
The contents of this report include the information and thoughts about the community as seen from the perspective of these participants. This report is not intended to be a comprehensive picture of the entire area, but merely a snapshot as provided by those in attendance.
Powell, P., Rebori, M., and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Special Publication 16-08
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Mesquite, Nev.
The contents of this report include the information and thoughts about the community as seen from the perspective of these participants. This report is not intended to be a comprehensive picture of the entire area, but merely a snapshot as provided by those in attendance.
Rebori, M. and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Special Publication 16-11
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Reno, Nev.
The contents of this report include the information and thoughts about the community as seen from the perspective of these participants. This report is not intended to be a comprehensive picture of the entire area, but merely a snapshot as provided by those in attendance.
Rebori, M. and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Special Publication 16-12
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Tonopah, Nev.
The contents of this report include the information and thoughts about the community as seen from the perspective of these participants. This report is not intended to be a comprehensive picture of the entire area, but merely a snapshot as provided by those in attendance.
Rebori, M. and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Special Publication 16-13
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Elko, Nev.
As part of the planning process, Nevada Volunteers in partnership with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension conducted six community forums across the state in Reno, Fallon, Las Vegas, Mesquite, Elko and Tonopah in spring of 2016 as a means of outreach to both rural and urban communities. The purpose of the fo
Rebori, M., Baker-Tingey, J., and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Technical Publication
Fairview Peak marker in Churchill County, Nevada
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Churchill County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, L. Thomas, M. Rebori 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno

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