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Legislative Biography -- 72nd (2003) Session

Joseph (Joe) Hardy


Clark County Assembly

District No. 20

Family Physician




Born:  1949; Reno, Nevada.

Educated:  Sparks High School; University of Nevada, Reno; University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, B.S.; Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, School of Medicine, M.D.

Married:  Jill Sweningsen Hardy.

Children:  Joseph Paul Jr., Nicole, Emily, Leah, Spencer, Dane, Jack, Ryan.

Military:  Major, United States Air Force.

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Reading, basketball, church activities.

Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 2003—one regular session.


Affiliations:  Nevada Academy of Family Physicians; American Academy of Family Physicians; Clark County Medical Society; American Medical Association; American Legion, Post 31; Boy Scouts of America; Boulder City Chamber of Commerce; Associate Clinical Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine; Chief of Emergency Services, Boulder City Hospital; Boulder City Community Policing Committee.


Personal and Professional Achievements:  Sparks High School Student Body President.  Publicity Chairman:  Walk for Development, Ayuda, and Meals on Wheels, 1968.  French Mission, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter‑day Saints (LDS); Rapid Valley Water District Board of Directors, South Dakota; Vice President, Parent Teacher Association, Rapid Valley Elementary School, South Dakota; Charter Member, Boulder City Drug Abuse Council; Chief of Staff, Boulder City Hospital; Chief of Internal Medicine and Family Practice, and Board of Directors, St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nevada; President, Nevada Academy of Family Practice; Nevada Family Physician of the Year, 1998; Boulder City Councilman and Mayor pro Tempore; Clark County Health District Board of Directors; Vice President, Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition; Executive Committee, Boulder City Community Education Advisory Board; One World Ambassador Alliance, Humanitarian Project–El Salvador; Nevada League of Cities Legislative Committee; Board of Directors, LDS Family Services (Adoption Agency); Debt Management Commission, Clark County.


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