About Michael Naft

Michael Naft, District AAbout Commissioner Michael N. Naft 
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Clark County has been home to Commissioner Michael Naft for more than 25 years.  Michael is committed to providing District A with the same high level of constituent service that he has offered throughout his career.

Commissioner Naft was sworn into his first full four-year term on Jan. 4, 2021. He was initially appointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak and sworn in on Jan. 9, 2019 to serve out the remaining term of former County Commissioner Steve Sisolak. Michael is a member of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority Board of Directors, the County's Debt Management Commission, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Fiscal Affairs Committee, and the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects. He serves as chair of the Big Bend Water District and Clark County Audit Committee. He is vice chairman of the Kyle Canyon Water District and Coyote Springs Water Resources General Improvement District boards of trustees. During his time on the Commission, Michael has championed traffic safety reform through the creation of the Traffic Safety Commission, for which he serves as Chairman.

Prior to serving on the County Commission, Michael served the residents of Clark County since Jan. 3, 2013 as District Director to Congresswoman Dina Titus. In that role, Michael worked with hundreds of federal agencies, departments, and commissions overseeing outreach and constituent services for more than 700,000 Nevadans. Michael has focused on streamlining access to federal programs, advocating for improved roadways and pedestrian safety, and for increased travel and tourism to Southern Nevada.

Michael has worked and consulted for numerous local, state, and federal officials, and advised several nonprofit organizations.  He attended the Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Currently, he serves on the Anti-Defamation League's Board of Directors and the Board of Directors for Temple Beth Sholom in Las Vegas.  Michael lives in Henderson with his wife, Dr. Lauren Naft, and their daughter.

Responsibilities:

Commissioner Michael Naft serves in the following capacities:

  • Member- Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority Board of Directors
  • Member - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Fiscal Affairs Committee
  • Member - Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
  • Member - Debt Management Commission
  • Member - Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects
  • Chairman - Clark County Audit Committee
  • Chairman - Big Bend Water District Board of Trustees
  • Vice Chairman - Kyle Canyon Water District Board of Trustees
  • Vice Chairman - Coyote Springs Water Resources General Improvement District Board of Trustees