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Legislative Biography -- 72nd (2003) Session

Bernard (Bernie) Anderson


Washoe County Assembly

District No. 31





Born: 1942; Reno, Nevada.

Educated:  Bishop Manogue High School; University of Nevada, Reno, B.S., Education.

Married:  Clyda Hooper.

Children:  Cairn Louise, Natha Clyde.

Military:  Nevada Army National Guard.

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Reading.

Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1991-2003—two special and seven regular sessions.  Legislative Commission, 1999-present.


Affiliations:  National Education Association (NEA); Nevada State Education Association (NSEA); Washoe County Teachers Association; Knights of Columbus; Sparks Community Chamber of Commerce; Sparks Heritage Foundation.


Personal and Professional Achievements:  Past Director, Nevada, NEA; past Chairman, Sparks Charter Commission; Teacher of the Month, Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce, October 1985; Legislative Award, Nevada Judges Association, 1991; Outstanding Achievement Award, NSEA, 1993-1994, 1998-1999; PORAN Outstanding Assemblyman, 1999; Consumer Advocate of the Year 2002, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association.