Washoe County Assembly
District No. 30
Affiliations: Advisory Council, Committee to Aid Abused Women; American Association of University Women; Western Industrial Nevada; Kids Count Advisory Council; Advisory Council, Womens Health Initiative; Community Advisory Board, KNPB Channel 5; Sparks Heritage Foundation; Sons of Italy, Guiseppe Verdi Lodge; Sparks Community Chamber of Commerce.
Personal and Professional Achievements: Thornton Peace Prize; Peoples Guardian Award; Hannah Humanitarian Award; Women Helping Women Award, Soroptimist International; Elected Official of the Year, Truckee Meadows Human Services Association; Trustee of the Year, Nevada Library Association; Excellence in Government Award, Governors Conference on Women; Civil Libertarian of the Year, American Civil Liberties Union; Psychological Services Award, Paul McReynolds Foundation; Governors Mental Health Leadership Award; National Merit Award, State Democratic Leaders Association; Toll Fellowship, National Council of State Governments.