Senator Aaron D. Ford

Assistant Majority Whip
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate (elected November 2012) - Assistant Majority Whip, 2013-Present

Other Public Service

  • Board Member, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, 2012
  • Appointee, State of Nevada Council to Establish Academic Standards, 2011-present
  • Board of Trustees, Olive Crest of Nevada, 2011-present
  • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce, 2009-2012
  • Appointee, Clark County Justice of the Peace Selection Committee, 2008-2012
  • Member, Executive Committee, Clark County Democratic Party, 2008-2009 and 2011-2012

Honors and Awards

  • Delegate, U.S. - Japan Leadership Program, 2012-2013
  • Delegate to London, England, British-American Project, 2011
  • Mountain States "Rising Star," 2009, 2011, 2012
  • 40 Under 40 Award, In Business Las Vegas, 2011
  • Diversity In Action Award, In Business Las Vegas, 2009
  • Official Delegate to New Zealand, American Council of Young Political Leaders, 2009
  • Ambassador, ABA Business Law Section, 2009-2011


  • Clark County Bar Association, 2007-present
  • American Bar Association, 2001-present
  • National Bar Association, 2001-present


  • Texas A&M University, B.A.
  • George Washington University, M.A.
  • Ohio State University, M.A., J.D., Ph.D


Occupation: Attorney
Recreation: Travel
Born: 1972 - Dallas, Texas
Spouse: Berna
Children: Avery, Devin, Aaron II, Alexander