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David Parks' Biography

Office: State Senate (NV) - District 7, Democratic

Contact Information

Office

Nevada Senate
401 South Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4747

Post Office Box 71887
Las Vegas, NV 89170-1887

Full Name:

David R. Parks

Gender:

Male

Family:

Single

Birth Date:

12/22/1943

Birth Place:

Boston, MA

Home City:

Las Vegas, NV

Religion:

Unitarian

MBA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1974

BS, University of New Hampshire, 1967

Senator, Nevada State Senate, 2008-present

President Pro Tempore, Nevada State Senate, 2013-2014

Assembly Member, Nevada State Assembly, 1997-2007

Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Nevada State Assembly, 2001

Assistant Majority Whip, Nevada State Assembly, 1999

Member, Former Chair, Paradise Town Advisory Board, 1991-present; 1992-1996

Former Chair, Joint Subcommittee on Audit, Nevada State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on General Government, Nevada State Senate

Former Chair, Joint Subcommittee on Public Safety, Natural Resources, and Transportation, Nevada State Senate

Former Member, Natural Resources and Transportation Committee, Nevada State Senate

Former Member, Public Safety, Military and Veterans' Services Committee, Nevada State Senate

Member, California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission,, 2009-2011

Member, Legislative Committee on Public Lands, Nevada State Senate, 2009-2010

Chair, Senate Committee on Natural Resources, 2009

Chair, Assembly Select Committee on Corrections, Parole, and Probation, 2007

Member, Nevada Military Advocacy Commission, 2004-2006

Commissioner, Education Technology Commission, 2001-2003

Assistant Director, Regional Transportation Commission, 1990-1999

Member, Community District 89109 Leadership Council, 1993-1996

Chair, Paradise Town Advisory Board, 1992-1996

Member, Governor’s MX Missile Economic Impact Study, 1980-1981

Member, Joint City-County Consolidation Technical Committee, 1975-1976

Consultant, present

Director, Office of Budget and Management, City of Las Vegas, 1979-1984

Budget Officer, City of Las Vegas, 1974-1979

Served, United States Air Force, 1967-1971

Member, Governor’s Statewide AIDS Advisory Task Force, 1987-1994, 2002-present

Member, Community Counseling Center of Las Vegas, 2006-2011

Member, Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 2006-2011

Member, Nevada Homeless Alliance, 2006-2011

Board of Trustees, Aid for AIDS of Nevada, Incorporated, 1986-2006

Member, Governor's Fundamental Review Committee, 2001-2003

Member, National Conference for Community and Justice, Southern Nevada Region Board, 1998-2002

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