Assemblywoman Melissa Woodbury

Minority Whip
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2008-2017 (first elected November 2008)—five regular and six special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Transportation
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education (Chair); Government Affairs; Transportation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education, Government Affairs, Transportation
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education, Government Affairs, Taxation, Transportation
  • 2009 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education, Government Affairs, Transportation

Other Public Service

  • Health and Human Services Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2013-2014

Other Achievements

  • 22-year teacher for Clark County School District, including teaching bilingual and special needs classes
  • Nevada state licenses in Special Education and General Education
  • Bilingual Education Endorsement
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement
  • Full-time church volunteer in Argentina for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Fluent in French and Spanish


  • Clark County School District, Teacher
  • Early Intervention Interagency Coordinating Council for the State of Nevada, Past member
  • Legacy Traditional Schools-Nevada, Board Member
  • Conservative Leaders for Education, Founding Member


  • Boulder City High School
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., Special Education
  • Southern Utah University, M.Ed
  • Studied abroad in Africa, France, and Israel


Occupation: Elementary Teacher
Recreation: Baseball, basketball, outdoor recreation, traveling, musical theater, piano
Born: Palo Alto, California