Washoe County Assembly
District No. 24
Retired Registered Nurse

Born:  August 18, 1927; Ashton, Idaho.
  University of Utah, Nursing Degree.
  Mitzi, Paul.
Hobbies/Special Interests:
  Swimming, reading, gardening.
Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1987-99--one special and seven regular sessions. Legislative Commission: Alternate, 1987-93; Member, 1993-94.

Affiliations:  Member: Washoe Parks Foundation; Anne Martin Women’s Political Caucus; Washoe County Democratic Central Committee; American Association of University Women; American Association of Retired Persons (AARP); Western Industrial Nevada; National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons; Black Cultural Awareness Society. Advisory Board Member, Nevada Women’s Fund. Past Board Member: Food Bank of Nevada; Child Care Resource Council.

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Elected Trustee, Washoe Medical Center, 1982-86; President, Parent Teacher Association elementary and middle schools. Chair: Anne Martin Women’s Political Caucus, 1981; Reno Women’s Network, 1981. Co-Founder: Pregnancy Center, Washoe Medical Center, 1985; Glen Duncan Family Focus Center, 1992. AARP: Outstanding Contributions in Support of Senior Issues, 1990; Woman of the Year, 1996. Planned Parenthood: Board Member, 1980-86; Legislator of the Year, 1993. Member: Reno Commission on the Status of Women, 1979; Washoe Parks Foundation, 1990-95. Coordinator, Northern Nevadans for the Equal Rights Amendment, 1978; "Environmentalist of the Year" Pine Cone Award, 1989; "Politician of the Year," Truckee Meadows Human Service Award, 1991; Woman of Distinction for Environment, Soroptomists, 1991; Legislative Conservationist of the Year, Nevada Wildlife Federation, 1993.