Friends Business Page

Friends Tax Exempt Status

As of October 1987 The Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum is recognized as exempt from federal income tax. The organization is currently exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may deduct contributions to the organization as provided in section 170 of the code.

Friends Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum have bimonthly meetings held in February, April, June, August, October and December. The date, place, and agenda are announced on the home page of the Friends website and in the Monday Morning Line emailed to volunteers.

Board Meeting Minutes

According to Article 4, Section 8, the Secretary of the Board is responsible for keeping the minutes of each Board meeting. This includes Executive Committee's written report of activities and actions, committee reports, and other business deemed for inclusion in the Board minutes and ratified by the Board of Trustees. The Board meetings are open to all Friends as are copies of the Board minutes.

If you wish to review the minutes for meetings from 2006 to the present online, click here.

Bylaws Revision Committee

The Board of Trustees has established a By-Laws Revision Committee whose charge is to collect all changes proposed, debate them, vote on a recommendation to make or reject each change and pass them all on to the Board with those recommendations.

Click this link to go to a collection of documents including a copy of the existing By-Laws, Notice of Meetings and Instructions on how to submit a proposed change to the Revision Committee and, as of 5 June 2008, thirteen (13) new or revised By-Laws approved by the Board.


Periodically the Friends will issue a newsletter, The Sagebrush Headlight to members. These issues are mailed to current members. Past issues may be obtained as pdfs here.

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