State Director of Nevada
Philip Cowee, a business man and sixth-generation Nevadan was named state director for USDA Rural Development in Nevada effective Nov. 13, 2017.
Cowee is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with nearly 20 years of professional experience developing properties and running businesses in Lyon County. He has entitled and developed many commercial and industrial projects, and led the Lyon County School District as Finance Director from 2012-2016.
He has volunteered on the Dayton Regional Advisory Council and with youth sports. Cowee and his wife live in Dayton with their five children.