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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Your Clark County Elected Officials
Commissioner  Steve Sisolak 
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District: District A 
Term Expires:  
In Office Since: 1/5/2009 

Email: ccdistA@co.clark.nv.us 
Phone: 702-455-3500 
Steve Sisolak  Biography

Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak is a successful businessman, long-time public servant and active member of the community.

After 10 years as a member of the Nevada Board of Regents, Commissioner Sisolak was elected to the county commission, beginning his first term with the county on Jan. 5, 2009. Commissioner Sisolak was chosen by his fellow commissioners to serve on several local and regional boards including:      

  • Metropolitan Police Committee on Fiscal Affairs
  • Southern Nevada Water Authority Board of Directors
  • Big Bend Water District Board of Trustees (chairman)
  • Clark County Water Reclamation District Board of Trustees (vice chairman)
  • Las Vegas Valley Water District Board of Directors (vice president)
  • Coyote Springs Water Resources General Improvement District Board of Trustees (vice chairman)
  • Debt Management Commission (member)
  • Clark County School District Oversight Panel (member)

Prior to joining the county board, Commissioner Sisolak was elected to represent District 7 on the Nevada Board of Regents in 1998 and was re-elected to a second term in 2004. The Board of Regents governs the Nevada System of Higher Education and its eight colleges and universities, which are attended by more than 105,000 students in Northern and Southern Nevada. While a member of the Board of Regents, Commissioner Sisolak represented the board on many panels and committees including:

  • Audit Committee (chairman)
  • Investment, Health Sciences System Committee R
  • esearch & Economic Development Committee
  • Executive Evaluation and Compensation Committee (chairman)
  • CSN President Search Committee (chairman)
  • Budget & Finance Committee (chairman)
  • Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
  • Chancellor Evaluation Committee
  • Faculty Workload Task Force
  • Health Care Education Committee
  • Campus Environment Committee
  • Community College of Southern Nevada Presidential Search Committee
  • SB 443 Funding Formula Study Committee
  • Western Nevada Community College Presidential Search Committee

Commissioner Sisolak is active with business and community groups including:

  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce, member of the board of directors
  • American Red Cross-Clark County Chapter, past member of the board of directors
  • UNLV Alumni Association
  • Seniors United
  • American Red Cross Leadership Council
  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • Las Vegas Better Business Bureau
  • Boys & Girls Club Founders Board
  • Hispanics in Politics
  • St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church
  • Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
  • Nevada State Taxi Cab Authority, past board member

Commissioner Sisolak received a bachelor’s of science degree in business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1974. Four years later received a master’s in business administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has two daughters who currently attend UNLV

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