Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Legislative Operations and Elections (Chair); Education; Ways and Means
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary; Taxation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Transportation

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, and Xavier Carson