About Region 9

National Association for Interpretation – Region 9


From the sagebrush and silver mines of Nevada to the towering redwoods of the California coast; from the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the white-sand beaches of Hawaii, the Sierra Pacific Region offers many services and benefits to help our members become more closely associated with each other, and to improve themselves professionally.

Sagebrush Planting 2
Nevada’s Sagebrush

Interpretation is a mission-based communication process that forges emotional and intellectual connections between the interests of the audience and the meanings inherent in the resource.

Pearl Harbor

Our mission is to inspire leadership and excellence to advance natural and cultural interpretation as a profession. NAI Region 9 complements this mission by providing regional services and opportunities for a diverse membership from Northern Nevada and Northern California to Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.

Follow the links below to learn more about Region 9’s Operational Plan and how that plan is evaluated as well Region 9’s financial and budget information:

2022-2025 Plan

Operational Plan Evaluation


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