Assemblyman Rich DeLong

Minority Whip
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2023 (first elected November 2022)—one regular session

Other Public Service

  • American Exploration & Mining Association, President, 2012
  • Geological Society of Nevada, President, 1997-1998
  • Nevada Commission on Mineral Resources, Chairman, 2005-2021

Other Achievements

  • Completed the Chicago Marathon, 1994
  • Former Nevada Certified Environmental Manager
  • Founded and operated a successful small business employing up to 20 people
  • Recognized expert in the permitting of mining operations


  • American Exploration & Mining Association, 1994-current
  • Geological Society of Nevada, 1994-current
  • Mining & Metallurgical Society of America, 2014-current
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, 1980-current


  • California State University, Chico, B.A., Geology
  • University of Idaho, M.S., Resource Management
  • University of Idaho, M.S., Geology


Occupation: Geologist, Environmental Consultant
Recreation: Golf, Mineral Collecting, Hiking
Born: 1957, Los Angeles, California
Spouse: Julie McMillin
Children: Jamie, Caroline, Anna, Patty

Primary Sponsor

AB89 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-510)
AB91 Revises provisions governing water. (BDR 48-696)