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Legislative Biography -- 73rd (2005) Session

Lorraine T. Hunt
Lieutenant Governor and
President of the Senate

Born: 1939 – Niagara Falls, New York.
Educated: Las Vegas High School; Westlake College of Music.
Children: Ron Mancuso.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Music and cultural arts.

Legislative Service:
Elected Lieutenant Governor, 1998, Re-elected, 2002; President of the Senate, 1999-2005-—five special and four regular sessions.

Community Board Member, Wells Fargo Bank Nevada; Honorary Director, Nevada Restaurant Association; Honorary Trustee, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children; Honorary Member, Las Vegas Rotary Club; Honorary Member, The Entertainment Development Corporation; Japan-American Society of Nevada; Las Vegas Philharmonic; St. Rose Dominican Hospital Community Board; Executive Committee of the National Association of Lieutenant Governors; Governor’s Cabinet, 1999-present; Co-Founder, Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology; Vice Chair, Republican National Lieutenant Governors Association.

Personal and Professional Achievements:
Vice Chair, Clark County Commission; Chair, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; Nevada Development Authority Executive Committee; Chairman-elect, Greater Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce; Nevada Test Site Development Corporation; Nevada Commission on Tourism—First Lifetime Achievement Award; Elected Delegate, White House Conference on Small Business; Nevada Motion Picture Commission; Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition; Southern Nevada Strategic Planning Authority; Director, Nevada Hotel-Motel Association; Woman of the Year, Nevada Ballet Theater, 1998; Republican Woman of the Year 1996; Free Enterprise Award, 1993; Nevada Restaurateur of the Year, 1992; United States Small Business Advocate of the Year, 1989; First Governor’s Award for Excellence in Business—State of Nevada, 1987; Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Nevada Department of Transportation, 1999-present; Executive Branch Audit Committee, 1999-present; Chair, Nevada Entrepreneurship Team; Chair, Nevada Commission on Economic Development; Chair, Nevada Commission on Tourism; Co-Chair, Las Vegas World Cup 2003; Past President, Nevada Test Site Development Corporation; Educator of the Year, Nevada Restaurant Association, 2000; Inducted into Casino Legends Hall of Fame, 2001.

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