Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz

Chief Deputy Whip
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2014 (first elected November 2010)—two regular sessions

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Educator of the Year, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, Clark County School District—East Region, 2005

Other Achievements

  • School Improvement Planning Committee, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, 2004-2010
  • Equity and Diversity Representative, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, 2004-2009


  • National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, 2010
  • Clark County Education Association, 2002-2010
  • Nevada Parent Teacher Association, 2005-2010
  • Amigos for Democracy, 1998-2002
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials


  • Rancho High School, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., English, minor in Communications
  • NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, M.S., Bilingual Education


Occupation: Elementary School Teacher, English Language Learner Specialist
Recreation: Jogging, hiking, travel, movies
Born: 1978, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: Frank Alejandre
Children: Danny, Frankie, Xavier Carson