Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering New Director—Anna (Annie) Huhta

A message from the Dean of the College of Science at UNR, Jeff Thompson: “I am very happy to announce that Ms. Anna (Annie) Huhta has accepted the position of Director of the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering. She will assume her new role on June 10. Annie has been employed by Newmont Mining Corporation since 2005, most recently holding the position of Chief Geologist.  She holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Geology from the University of Idaho, and completed the Executive MBA program at UNR in 2018.

In addition to 14 years of experience in the mining industry, Annie has extensive experience building community support and increasing endowment funds as a non-profit board member and active volunteer.  Annie’s vision is “to continue Mackay’s proud history and reputation for excellence while meeting new challenges, seizing innovation opportunities, and fostering collaboration.”

I hope you will all warmly welcome Annie to Mackay and the University of Nevada, Reno.”

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