Nevada Indian Commission Vice Chair, Brian Wadsworth

Brian Wadsworth is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (Kooyooe Tukadu).

Brian was elected Vice Chair of the NIC Commissioners on October 4, 2021.

Brian graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with Bachelor of Sciences in Business Administration with a major in International Business and Accounting. He holds a Master of Business Administration in American Indian Entrepreneurship from Gonzaga University. Mr. Wadsworth is currently in the process of obtaining his Certified Public Accountant license in the State of Nevada.

Brian is the former Chairman of the Board for the Pyramid Lake Jr./Sr. High School Board of Education (2014-2018). As well as a former Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Councilmember (2013-2015 and 2016-2018).

Brian proudly serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Numu, Inc., a Section 17 federal corporation for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. Additionally, Brian serves as the Vice-President for the University of Nevada, Reno Native American Alumni Chapter Board. Mr. Wadsworth also serves as Treasurer for the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, and represents the Great Basin Region, which includes all of Nevada and eastern California. Brian is also honored to serve as an ex-officio member of the Nevada Commission on Tourism & Cultural Affairs.