Assemblyman Reuben D'Silva

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

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

Other Public Service

  • Ethiopian Community Development Council, Board Member
  • North Las Vegas Library District, Board of Trustees, Member, 2013-2015
  • South Asian Young Professionals Alliance, President
  • United States Marine Corps, 2004-2008

Honors and Awards

  • Purple Heart
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Combat Action Ribbon
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Southern Nevada Teacher of the Year
  • Heart of Education Award, Nominee
  • Hispanic Student Union, Teaching Award
  • National Basketball Association, Excellence in Education Recognition
  • Yale University Afro-American Cultural Center, Graduate Student Excellence Award
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Rebel Vets Organization, Distinguished Graduate Award


  • Clark County Black Caucus
  • Clark County Education Association
  • Hispanics in Politics
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars


  • College of Southern Nevada, A.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., History
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Globalization Studies
  • Yale University, M.A., Comparative Religion and Politics


Occupation: High School History Teacher
Recreation: Reading, Writing, Traveling
Born: 1985, Mumbai, India