Daniel and Ali (Thornton) Hansen are the proud parents of five boys: Finnan, Forrest, Redd, River and Vander. 

Daniel's medical residency in anesthesiology was completed in 2017 at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. He earned his undergraduate from Brigham Young University and graduated medical school from the University of Nevada, Reno. Home Means Nevada and Daniel and Ali returned to Reno in 2018 and Daniel works for Associated Anesthesiologists here in Northern Nevada. Ali completed her Master's Degree in Nursing and currently works part time as a nurse practitioner. Both Dan and Ali share an immense satisfaction improving the lives of the patients they work with and are excited to live and work here in Nevada. More than any other endeavor, they enjoy the adventure of raising their growing family together and seek every opportunity to travel and explore the great outdoors as a family.


Rachel and Tyler Haack are the proud parents of five beautiful daughters: Lily, London, Ellie-Jane, Emerson, and Arden. Good luck Tyler! Rachel is a full-time mother and also enrolled in a Masters program in Clinical Psychology at Azusa Pacific University, in preparation for licensing as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Rachel also keeps busy creating beautiful interior spaces for clients as the owner of Origin Designs Company, a business which grew as a natural extension of her creative passions. Tyler is a Professional Civil Engineer and completed his M.B.A at University of Nevada, Reno. He is currently a General Manager at Jensen Precast and oversees their Southern California division. Together, they most enjoy being home with their daughters, taking them on adventures, and improving their 115 year old ever leaky-and-creaky, but charming historic house.


Jacob  and Erica (Lyle) Hansen have twin boys, Oliver and Wyatt, their darling little girl Dixie June and just recently added a wonderful new baby boy, Westley.  Jacob and Erica met and graduated from Brigham Young University, Hawaii. Jacob earned his business degree in Operations/Supply Chain management, then went on to complete the American Society for Quality Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Jacob is the operating partner for Rental Advisor, a luxury vacation rental marketing firm. He also owns CloudStaff, a business consulting firm and with all that extra time is the Controller for Hansen & Sons Plumbing! Erica graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Exercise and Sports Science, minoring in Coaching with Nutrition and operates her own business Touch of Sun. They surprised their family here in Northern Nevada by moving back to Reno after enjoying many good years and memories in Gilbert, Arizona. Their days are filled with juggling the fun and excitement of raising little ones and watching the kids delight in living where it snows! With what little time they have left, they love to escape to the ocean to sail and surf.



Sarah and Christopher Gurries are parents to Sawyer, Winter and Wilder. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Roseman University with a 4.0 GPA. She began her career in Telemetry and Oncology as a chemotherapy infusion nurse and more recently spent the last few years as a postpartum nurse and is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant with her own consulting service. Currently she is enjoying being a first time home owner in their new city of Newport News Virginia where her husband Captain Christopher Gurries is stationed at Langley Air Force Base. 

Christopher graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and also walked onto the football team and played for the Fighting Irish. Well aware of the high price of education to pursue Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Christopher applied and was awarded a scholarship from the United States Air Force. As a commissioned Captain in the United States Air Force, Christopher was awarded the Commanders Award as the Top Graduate for his leadership, athletics, and character after completion of his Commissioned Officer Training. He earned his DDS from University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He completed his 5 year residency at Travis Air force Base in 2019. They look forward to more adventure and travel in the United States Air Force. Although, whenever they ask Sawyer & Winter where they want to travel it's always to "NEVADA!"

Ian Hansen holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno. Additionally, he recently graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Master's in Business Administration from Cal Baptist University. 

Ian resides in Southern California and was recently hired by ESRI a global mapping company and works as a fiscal analyst at their flagship headquarters in Redlands, California.  Rachel and Tyler are especially excited that Uncle Ian moved a few streets away, where he frequently prevents Rachel from having full blown "Mommy meltdowns" when he shows up to play with the kids and rescue all parties involved. In his free time, Ian enjoys frequent trips to the ocean, traveling, bike riding, tennis, and coaching Ellie Jane's soccer team. He recently returned from a trip abroad to Malta and a stopover in his wannabe second home, London. Word on the street is he might take his Mom to Portugal next year;)


LTJG. (Lloyd) Forrest Hansen and 2nd Lt. Jessica (Wain) Hansen married last year and are both graduates of the United States Naval Academy class of 2017 & 2018 respectively. Forrest graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and was commissioned as an officer in the Navy.  Jessica graduated with a degree in English and was a member of the Infantry Skills Team (where she met Forrest). She was commissioned as an officer in the Marine Corps. They make their home in the San Diego area with their new dog Kaia. When they have a rare moment to themselves they enjoy beach time, rock climbing, camping and catching up with friends and family near and far. Their lives are busy while serving their country and all of us are deeply grateful to them and all those that currently serve or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States. 


Malloryand Thayne Reed are the busy parents to Evelyn Mae (4) and their son Beau (18 months).Thayne works in the family business at Ira Hansen and Son’s Plumbing and has proven to be a quick learner and a hard worker. Mallory graduated with her nursing degree in May 2018 and has enjoyed being a part time nurse in postpartum at Renown. Thayne and Mallory both manage to keep very busy between work, family and enjoying their new home and their cows and horses. They enjoy the best of both worlds...a little bit country and a little bit city. With hardly a moment to themselves they never mind making time to watch Evelyn sing and dance to her favorite Disney Princess shows or to give Beau a ride on the tractor or the nieces and nephews a ride on their mini horse Buddy!


Larissa and Cody Brown are the Newlyweds. They got married this summer, honeymooned in Hawaii and moved in just down the road into their new house.  

She graduated Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in June 2017 and is a Millennium Scholarship receipient. She flew the nest and attended BYU-Hawaii for a time and now is back pursuing her nursing degree while working part time. She is proudly planning on joining the ranks of her grandmother, 2 sisters and sister-in-law in becoming a nurse. Cody graduated from Spanish Springs High School and is the smartest one in the bunch - he joined a union! He is a hard worker, loves our Larissa and is a welcome addition to our big crazy family. In their spare time they enjoy working on their new house & yard and riding their RZR around on trails exploring the beautiful outdoors of Nevada.


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ALEXIS lloyd MET IRA hansen

at Sparks High School, where he acted as her very first campaign advocate in her running nomination for homecoming queen (She won! Ira remembers nobody needed convincing to vote for her after all). Since then, Alexis and Ira have worked as a committed team throughout their 39 year marriage to raise their eight children, build a plumbing business, and work as regular community contributors towards Nevada's future. Family is at the heart of Alexis's deepest motivations. Nevada's success depends on the strength of its families and relationships, and to know Alexis's children is to know the depth of Alexis Hansen's work and her integrity as a candidate.