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PictureDEAN A. RHOADS
Republican
Northern Nevada Senatorial District
(Elko, Humboldt, and Pershing Counties and
parts of Eureka and Lander Counties)
Rancher
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Born:  1935; Tonasket, Washington.
Educated:
  California State Polytechnic College, San Luis Obispo, B.S., Agriculture Business Management.
Married:
  Sharon Packer.
Children:
  Shammy, Chandra.
Military:
  National Guard.
Hobbies/Special Interests:
  Hunting, fishing, skiing, golfing.
Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1977-81; Nevada Senate, 1985-99--two special and 11 regular sessions; Member, Interim Finance Committee, 1979-82, 1987-90, 1992-96; Chairman, Senate Committee on Natural Resources, 1995-99; Chairman, Legislative Committee on Public Lands, 1985-99; Member, Legislative Commission, 1993-94; Chairman, Senate Committee on Taxation, 1993; Chairman, Senate Committee on Transportation, 1985.

Affiliations:  Director, American Legislative Exchange Council; Member and Director, Nevada Cattlemen’s Association; National Cattlemen’s Association; Rotary Club; Member and Director, Nevada Taxpayers Association.

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Past President, Elko County Fair Board; Member, Nevada State Grazing Board; Member, Bureau of Land Management District Grazing Board; past Member, President Ronald Reagan’s Federalism Advisory Committee; past President, Public Lands Council.