Assemblyman Jim Wheeler

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2013-2021(first elected November 2012)—five regular and six special sessions
  • Minority Floor Leader, 2019
  • Leader, Assembly Minority Caucus, 2017-2018 Interim
  • Deputy Minority Floor Leader, 2017
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Growth and Infrastructure; Judiciary; Natural Resources
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Growth and Infrastructure; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Ways and Means
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Transportation (Chair); Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining (Vice Chair); Judiciary
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Transportation
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Interim Finance Committee; Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee; Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Review Regulations
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee; Commission on Special License Plates; Interim Committee on Cognitive Needs of Older Persons in Nevada
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System; Commission on Special License Plates
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults with Special Needs

Other Public Service

  • United States Air Force, 1975-1977

Other Achievements

  • Powerdyne Quarter Horses, General Manager, 2003-2008
  • Powerdyne Automotive Products, Chief Executive Officer, 1990-2005


  • North Hollywood High School, North Hollywood, California
  • Attended Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California
  • Attended University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California


Occupation: Retired CEO
Recreation: Golf, horse reining, automobile racing
Born: 1953, Los Angeles, California
Children: Dana, Nick, Charlee