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Legislative Biography -- 71st (2001) Session


VALERIE WIENER

Democrat

Clark County Senatorial

District No. 3

Positioning Strategist, Author, Consultant, Speaker

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

 

 


Born:  1948; Las Vegas, Nevada.

Educated:  Las Vegas High School; University of Missouri, Columbia, B.J., M.A., Journalism; University of Illinois, Springfield, M.A., Contemporary Literature; University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Community service, writing, reading, physical fitness training and competition.


Legislative Service:  Nevada Senate, 1997-2001--three regular sessions.

 

Affiliations:  Board, Public Education Foundation; Board, Better Business Bureau; Advisory Board, University of Nevada, Reynolds School of Journalism; Marketing Committee, Raising Nevada.

 

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Author:  Power Communications:  Positioning Yourself for High Visibility; Gang Free:  Friendship Choices for Today's Youth; The Nesting Syndrome:  Grown Children Living at Home; Power Positioning:  Advancing Yourself as THE Expert; Winning the War Against Youth Gangs.  Outstanding Achievement Award (three nations competing), National Federation of Press Women, 1991; Media Advocate/Nevada, Small Business Administration, 1992; Distinguished Leadership Award, National Association for Community Leadership, 1993; Outstanding Woman Advocate for Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000; more than 134 state and national communications awards since 1990; Nevada Senior Olympics Gold Medalist in both Fitness and Weightlifting, 1998, 1999, 2000; named Distinguished Senior Athlete, Nevada Senior Olympics, 2000.


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