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Legislative Biography -- 73rd (2005) Session

JOHN OCEGUERA
Democrat
Clark County Assembly
District No. 16
Battalion Chief, North Las Vegas
Fire Department
E-mail:  joceguera@asm.state.nv.us



Born: 1968 – Reno, Nevada.
Educated: Western Nevada Community College, A.A. General Studies; Truckee Meadows Community College, A.S., Fire Science; Cogswell College, B.S., Fire Administration; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), M.P.A.; J.D., UNLV, William S. Boyd School of Law.
Hobbies: Volunteer activities, outdoor activities, firefighter competitions.


Legislative Service:
Nevada Assembly, 2001-2005—five special and three regular sessions. Chair, Assembly Committee on Transportation, 2005. Vice Chair: Assembly Committees on Commerce and Labor, 2005; Judiciary, 2003. Member: Assembly Committees on Judiciary, 2001, 2005; Constitutional Amendments, 2001; Commerce and Labor, 2001-2003; Transportation, 2001-2003. Member, Assembly Select Committee on Health and Legal Issues, 2001. Vice Chair, Nevada’s Industrial Insurance Program, 2003-2004. Member: Committee to Evaluate Higher Education Programs, 2003-2004; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Study the Death Penalty and Related DNA Testing, 2001-2002.


Affiliations:
Board of Directors, American Heart Association; International Association of Firefighters; Alpha Tau Omega, UNLV, Alumni Association.


Personal and Professional Achievements:
American Heart Association, Public Policy Hero Award; 2004 American Heart Association, Elected Official of the Year; 2003 Nevada Association of Social Workers, Legislator of the Year; 2003 Toll Fellow; 2003 National Conference of State Legislatures, Leadership Institute; 2001 Council of State Governments-West, Western Legislative Academy; Firefighter Combat Challenge World Championships, 1995-2000; World Firefighter Games, 1992, 1994, 1997; Pan American Firefighter Games, 1993.



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