Nevada Legislature Header Graphic Home -
NELIS -
Search -
View Scheduled Meetings -
Spacer
Battle Born Flag

Legislative Biography -- 71st (2001) Session


BERNICE MATHEWS

Democrat

Washoe County Senatorial

District No. 1

Director, Health Science-Nursing (Emeritus)/Small Business Owner

E-mail: bmathews@sen.state.nv.us

 

 


Born:  1933; Jackson, Mississippi.

Educated:  University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), B.S.N. and M.Ed., Administration of Higher Education.

Children:  Arnold II, Anthony, Aileen, Barbara, Ruben, Clive, Allen (deceased).

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Fishing, reading, needlework.


Legislative Service:  Nevada Senate, 1995-2001--four regular sessions.

 

Affiliations:  Board of Directors, Nevada Bank of America; Advisory Board, Truckee Meadows Boys and Girls Club; NCCJ Board of Directors; Nevada Women's Fund Advisory Board; Commission for Women; Nevada Nurses' Association; University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Board.

 

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Former City Councilwoman, City of Reno; past Chairman, Reno Civil Service Commission; past Director, Church Youth Department.  Past Member:  Nevada Women's Fund Scholarship and Grant Committee; Washoe County Mental Health Advisory Board; Pastoral Advisory Committee, Washoe Medical Center; Regional EMS Council; Governor's Commission on Nursing and Nursing Education.  Co-Chairman, National League of Nursing Celebration of 30 Years of ADN Education in Nevada; past Board Member, Nevada Heart Association; past President and Board Member, State Board of Nursing.  Professional Organization Membership:  American Nurses' Association, National League of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, NVA, Phi Delta Kappa.  Nevada Women's Fund Hall of Fame; Nevada Mother of the Year; Twenty-Year Service Award, Truckee Meadows Community College; Honorary Recognition, Nevada Nurses' Association; Outstanding Alumni, School of Nursing, UNR; President's Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education in Nevada, UNR; Business Woman of the Year, Negro Business and Professional Women; Martin Luther King Commission Award; Outstanding Service Award, Washoe County Airport Authority; Professional Achievement Award, UNR Alumni Association; Washoe County elementary school named for Bernice Mathews.


Horizontal Rule Bar
Session Info | Current NELIS | Previous NELIS | Interim Info | Law Library | General Info | Counsel Bureau | Research Library | Assembly | Senate | FAQs  
View Scheduled Meetings | Publications | Proposals | Career Opportunities | Gift Shop | Site Map | Contact Us  


© 2014 Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau
Nevada LCB Logo