Assemblywoman Heidi Swank

Assistant Majority Whip
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2013-2017 (first elected November 2012)—three regular and four special sessions
  • Assistant Majority Whip, 2017
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining (Chair); Ways and Means
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Ways and Means
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Transportation
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee; Committee to Consult with the Director; Legislative Committee on Public Lands
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System

Other Achievements

  • Flamingo Club, Founder and Chair, 2006-current
  • Editorial Board, “Written Language and Literacy,” 2010-current
  • Nevada Faculty Alliance, Member, 2009-2012


  • Friends of Gold Butte, Treasurer and Board Member, 2013-present
  • Beverly Green Neighborhood Association, President, 2011-2013
  • Beverly Green Neighborhood Association, Secretary, Vice President, 2006-2010


  • Prescott High School, Prescott, Wisconsin
  • Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota, B.A.
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois,M.A., Ph.D.


Occupation: Executive Director, Nevada Preservation Foundation
Recreation: Camping, hiking, collecting midcentury furniture
Born: 1968, Prescott, Wisconsin
Spouse: Scott