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

Affiliations

  • 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

Education

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

Personal

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)

Co-Sponsor

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)