Legislative Biography -- 73rd (2005) Session

Assembly District No. 33
(Elko County and portions of
Humboldt County)
Rancher, Real Estate Broker,
General Business
E-mail: �jcarpenter@asm.state.nv.us

Born: 1930 � Fallon, Nevada.
Educated: White Pine High School, Ely, Nevada.
Married: Roseann Slater.
Children: John, Scott, Elizabeth, Susan, Lois, Douglas, Linda.

Legislative Service:
Nevada Assembly, 1987-2005�six special and ten regular sessions.

Elko Rotary Club; Nevada Cattlemen�s Association; Nevada Farm Bureau; Nevada Association of Realtors.

Personal and Professional Achievements:
President, Nevada Woolgrowers. Past Chairman: Elko County Commission; Elko County Hospital Board; Elko County Recreation Board; Elko County Board of Equalization; Elko Convention and Visitors Authority. Awards and Honors: Retired Public Employees of Nevada, Legislative Award for Exemplary Service, 1987; High Desert Advocate �Man of Year,� 1989; Friend of Education, Elko County Classroom Teachers and Elko County School District, 1990; Sentinel Award, mining support group protection of private rights in federal lands, 1992; Defender of Family, Freedom Fighter, Exceptional Courage, concerned citizens of Nevada, 1993; distinguished service to wildlife and habitat conservation�BLM, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Nevada Division of Wildlife, 1994; Excellence in Service, Civil Justice System and people of Nevada, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, 1995; Silver Plow Award, Nevada Farm Bureau for service to Agriculture, 1996; Sherman Awards, Best Thing to Happen in 2000, opening of South Canyon Road, 2000; Blue Ribbon Coalition Inc., State Legislator of Year for successful efforts to protect and defend constituents� rights to access and use public lands, 2001; A Salute to Patriotism, the Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial Exhibit, 2001; dedicated service and support to health and quality of life of the citizens of northeastern Nevada, Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, 2001; and dedicated service presented by Last Chance Community, 2002.