Senator Ira Hansen

Party: Republican

District: 14

County: Esmeralda, Humboldt, Lander, Mineral, Nye (Part), Pershing, Washoe (Part)

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Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate, 2018-Present (first elected November 2018)
  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special sessions
  • Assistant Majority Floor Leader, 2015
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education, Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Committee on Public Lands
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee on Public Lands
  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission, Public Lands, Committee to Study a New Method for Funding Public Schools

Honors and Awards

  • Nevada Chapter, Associated General Contractors; Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility (SIR) Award, 2015
  • Pro-Life League of Nevada, Champion of Life Award, 2016

Other Achievements

  • Columnist, Sparks Tribune, 1994-2010
  • Radio talk show host, KKFT, 2007-2008, and KOH, 1995-2001
  • Columnist, Elko Daily Free Press, 1994-2001
  • Business owner: Ira Hansen and Sons Plumbing and Heating, Inc.
  • Eagle Scout
  • Licensed Master Plumber
  • Licensed Mechanical Contractor
  • Licensed General Contractor

Affiliations

  • National Rifle Association
  • Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, Lifetime member
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Active Member
  • Sparks Little League, Coach
  • Sparks Pop Warner, Coach
  • Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster

Personal

Occupation: Plumbing Contractor
Recreation: Nevada history, reading, hunting/fishing, nature study, camping
Born: 1960, Reno, Nevada
Spouse: Alexis (Lloyd)
Children: Daniel, Rachel, Jacob, Sarah, Ian, Forrest, Mallory, and Larissa
Grand Children: Lily, London, Finnan, Ellie, Forrest, Emerson, Sawyer, Redd, Oliver, Wyatt, Winter, River, and Evelyn