Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular sessions and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Health and Human Services; Ways and Means
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Health and Human Services
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Advisory Council on the State Program for Wellness and the Prevention of Chronic Disease; Legislative Committee on Education; Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults With Special Needs

Honors and Awards

  • March of Dimes, Virginia Apgar Award, 2014
  • Senator Harry Reid, Certificate of Commendation, 100 Women of Purpose in Nevada, 2012

Other Achievements

  • March of Dimes, Basic Excellence in Program Services, 2013 and 2015
  • Nevada Covering Kids and Families, Children’s Healthcare Champion, 2008
  • Selected for Gift of Sight Mission to Philippines, 1999


  • Nevada Maternal and Child Health Coalition Steering Committee, 2008–current; Co-chair 2014–2018
  • Southern Nevada Maternal and Child Health Coalition, 2008–current; Chair, 2014–2018
  • Nevada State Collaborative Improvement and Innovative Network, 2013–2016
  • Nevada Governor’s Association Improving Birth Outcomes, 2013–2016
  • Southern Nevada Nurse Family Partnership, Board Member, 2009–2016
  • Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition, 2006–2016; Secretary, 2011–2012
  • Newborn Screening Advisory Board, 2014–2015


  • Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio, Biology, B.A.
  • University of Phoenix, Las Vegas, Education, M.Ed.


Occupation: Vice-President of Business Development, Positively Kids
Recreation: Reading, playing piano and flute, travel
Born: 1971, Decatur, Indiana
Spouse: Andrew Gorelow
Children: Hailey, Aaron

Primary Sponsor

AB155 Increases the maximum amount of certain fees imposed by the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board. (BDR 54-603)
AB172 Requires the Nevada Veterans Services Commission to conduct a study relating to the Department of Veterans Services. (BDR S-712)
AB189 Expands Medicaid coverage for certain pregnant women. (BDR 38-130)
SB189 Revises provisions relating to the eligibility of children for Medicaid. (BDR 38-56)
SB190 Provides for the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives. (BDR 54-3)
AB198 Requires Medicaid to cover certain genetic testing. (BDR 38-13)
AB228 Establishes provisions relating to children's advocacy centers. (BDR 38-358)
AB273 Revises provisions relating to mental health consortia for children. (BDR 39-355)
AB274 Requires certain health plans to cover fertility preservation services. (BDR 57-482)
AB275 Establishes provisions relating to the use of pesticides containing certain chemicals. (BDR 51-131)
AB283 Requires certain retail establishments to allow persons with certain medical conditions access to employee restrooms. (BDR 40-128)
AB337 Requires the Board of the Public Employees' Benefits Program to create a certain pilot program in certain circumstances. (BDR 23-710)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)
AB387 Revises provisions relating to midwives. (BDR 54-225)


AJR1 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to add and revise terms relating to persons with certain conditions for whose benefit certain public entities are supported by the State. (BDR C-477)
SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
SCR12 Celebrates the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan, which continues to enhance trade, educational and cultural relations. (BDR R-1151)
SCR14 Memorializes former District Court Judge Don P. Chairez. (BDR R-1140)
AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB118 Revises provisions relating to the transportation of children in motor vehicles. (BDR 43-209)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-740)
AB121 Revises certain provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-774)
AB124 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-169)
AB139 Revises provisions relating to local governments. (BDR 31-524)
AB157 Authorizes a person who is the victim of certain discriminatory conduct relating to an incident involving a peace officer to bring a civil action under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-227)
AB158 Revises the penalties for certain offenses involving alcohol or cannabis. (BDR 15-360)
AB164 Establishes provisions relating to the dispensing of certain contraceptives. (BDR 40-239)
AB187 Designates the month of September of each year as “Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month” in Nevada. (BDR 19-917)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils. (BDR 34-176)
AB197 Revises provisions relating to persons experiencing homelessness. (BDR 11-682)
AB209 Prohibits the removal or disabling of the claws of a cat under certain circumstances. (BDR 50-211)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
AB225 Revises provisions governing examinations for the licensure of teachers and other educational personnel. (BDR 34-139)
AB240 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-936)
AB254 Revises provisions governing collegiate athletics. (BDR 34-879)
AB255 Revises provisions governing boards of trustees of school districts. (BDR 34-920)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB331 Makes various changes to provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 22-807)
AB364 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-53)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)
AB374 Establishes the Statewide Substance Use Response Working Group. (BDR 40-991)
SB448 Revises provisions governing public utilities. (BDR 58-46)