2016 ROA National Convention
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2016 ROA National Convention

9/11/2016 to 9/14/2016
When: 9/11/2016
10;00 AM
Where: Silver Legacy Resort
407 N. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada  89501
United States
Contact: Diane Markham

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Silver Legacy Resort
407 N. Virginia St
Reno NV 89501

Registration Information
Advance registration $350. This reflects a $100 savings from last year’s regular registration rates. For an additional $25, you can purchase a ticket to the memorial breakfast, which will be held on Wednesday morning. Click here to register, or click on the red button at the top of the page. Online registration will be open until 6 September 2016.

Hotel Information
The Silver Legacy Resort will host the 2016 National Convention. The easiest way to make your reservation is by going online or calling 800-687-8733. Be sure to use group rate code “ROA16” to get the group rate of $65/night (Sunday-Thursday), and $135/night (Friday-Saturday). Reservations must be made no later than 11 August 2016 to get the convention rate. Reservations made after that date will be subject to availability and will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

All rates are subject to a $15/night resort fee. This resort fee provides you with roundtrip airport shuttle service 19 hours per day, both covered valet and covered self parking, unlimited local and toll free 800 phone calls, complimentary in wireless internet for 2 devices per room and in meeting space, admission to the health spa and more.

Keynote Speaker: Todd A. Weiler - Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
Mr. Weiler serves as the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). In this capacity, he serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) on all matters relating to Civilian and Military Personnel Policies, Reserve Integration, Military Community and Family Policy and Total Force Planning and Requirements. Additionally, he exercises day-to-day supervision of the Department of Defense Education Activity and the Defense Commissary Agency and provides oversight of the Armed Forces Retirement Homes. Full Bio

The opening session will begin Monday morning and the convention will wrap up with the business meeting on Wednesday morning. Click here for the full agenda.

This year we will be electing 5 new members of the Executive Committee: President (elect), Air Force Junior Vice President, and an Executive Committeeman for each service section. Click here for a full list of candidates. Be sure to check back often as candidates will be added as they are announced.


Airport: The Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is a mere 4 miles from the resort and takes only 10-12 minutes to arrive.

Shuttle: The Silver Legacy offers complimentary shuttle service daily from 5:00 am – midnight, running every 30 minutes. The shuttle leaves the hotel valet at the hour and half hour and picks up at the airport at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Parking: Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available at the hotel.

Driving: The Silver Legacy is a landmark in downtown Reno. Its gracious tower can be seen upon approach from any direction. The hotel is easily accessible from both the 395 and 80 freeways.

Car Rental
The Silver Legacy Resort has arranged for special car rental rates for attendees. For your convenience there is a complete Enterprise rental desk located in the Resort's lobby. Cars can be rented and returned at the airport or the hotel. For Enterprise reservations, call 775-322-4755 and present your group discount code of L54H176.

Contact Information

Convention and Registration Inquiries

Diane Markham


800-809-9448, ext. 728