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Jim Nielsen's Biography

Office: State Senate (CA) - District 4, Republican

Contact Information

State Capitol, Room 2064
Sacramento, CA 95814-4900

1110 Civic Center Boulevard, Suite 202-A
Yuba City, CA 95993

2635 Forest Avenue, Suite 110
Chico, CA 95928

2200A Douglas Boulevard, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95661

Full Name:

James 'Jim' Wiley Nielsen

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Marilyn; 5 Children: Prima, Brandi, Jim, Adam, Bryan

Birth Date:

08/31/1944

Birth Place:

Fresno, CA

Home City:

Gerber, CA

BA, Agricultural Business, Fresno State University

Senator, California State Senate, District 4, 1978-1990, 2013-present

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 2, 2008-2013

Minority Leader, California State Senate, 1983-1987

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Fairs, Allocation, and Classification Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Fisheries and Aquaculture Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Health Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Mental Health Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation, California State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation, California State Senate

Vice Chair, Veterans Affairs Committee, California State Senate

Chair, Board of Prison Terms, 1990-2007

Member, Agricultural Labor Relations Board, 1991-1992

No professional experience on file.

Founder, California Alliance to Protect Private Property Rights, 2005-present

Member, Youthful Offender Parole Board, 2000-2008

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