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

SJR7 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to establish certain rights relating to reproductive health. (BDR C-864)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
AB162 Establishes provisions governing the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. (BDR 51-97)
AB168 Revises provisions relating to fetal and infant mortality. (BDR 40-64)
AB169 Revises provisions governing the labeling of feminine hygiene products. (BDR 51-617)
AB179 Establishes the Perinatal Quality Collaborative. (BDR 40-98)
AB215 Revises the residency requirements for appointment as a member on the Nevada Silver Haired Legislative Forum. (BDR 38-456)
AB216 Revises provisions governing travel insurance. (BDR 57-198)
SB232 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to include coverage for postpartum care services. (BDR 38-45)
SB239 Establishes provisions governing the prescribing, dispensing and administering of medication designed to end the life of a patient. (BDR 40-677)
AB265 Revises provisions relating to mental health. (BDR 39-96)
AB281 Revises provisions governing senior living facilities. (BDR 40-457)
SB321 Revises provisions relating to crimes. (BDR 14-550)
AB373 Revises provisions relating to deceptive trade practices. (BDR 52-773)
AB383 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-116)
AB406 Revises provisions governing hospitals. (BDR 40-1046)
AB422 Revises provisions relating to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. (BDR S-774)


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 esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
AJR8 Urges the Congress of the United States to deschedule marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance. (BDR R-615)
AB109 Establishes provisions relating to soil health. (BDR 49-571)
AB116 Requires the provision of information and referrals concerning Down syndrome under certain circumstances. (BDR 40-569)
AB125 Revises provisions relating to public safety. (BDR 43-796)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB166 Makes an appropriation to the nonprofit organization Foster Kinship for its programs dedicated to kinship care. (BDR S-789)
AB170 Revises provisions relating to certain offenses involving concentrated cannabis. (BDR 40-110)
AB193 Revises provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-229)
AB210 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-832)
AB217 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-464)
AB224 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-155)
SB231 Makes appropriations to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to school districts that budget salary increases for certain employees and to the Department of Education for certain personnel costs. (BDR S-508)
SB243 Revises provisions relating to catalytic converters. (BDR 15-37)
AB274 Revises provisions governing required instruction in financial literacy. (BDR 34-759)
AB276 Revises provisions governing telehealth. (BDR 54-831)
AB277 Establishes provisions governing rural emergency hospitals. (BDR 40-637)
AB286 Makes various changes relating to elections. (BDR 24-530)
SB301 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-967)
AB318 Revises provisions governing certain providers of health care. (BDR 54-761)
AB323 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-114)
AB332 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-162)
AB335 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-927)
AB339 Revises provisions governing accountability reports of public schools. (BDR 34-786)
AB340 Revises provisions governing certain actions and proceedings relating to real property. (BDR 3-77)
AB364 Revises provisions governing the Board of Medical Examiners. (BDR 54-148)
AB382 Makes an appropriation to the Immigration Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for the purpose of expanding the provision of pro bono legal services relating to immigration law. (BDR S-858)
SB426 Revises provisions governing rent increases. (BDR 10-15)