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Joyce Woodhouse's Biography

Office: State Senate (NV) - District 5, Democratic Chief Majority Whip

Contact Information

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

246 Garfield Drive
Henderson, NV 89074-1027

Full Name:

Joyce L. Woodhouse

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Al

Birth Date:

1944

Birth Place:

Wibaux, MT

Home City:

Henderson, NV

Religion:

Christian

MA, Educational Leadership, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1987

MA, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1983

BA, Elementary Education, Carroll College, 1966

Senator, Nevada State Senate, 2007-2009, 2012-present

Chief Majority Whip, Nevada State Senate, 2019-present

Majority Whip, Nevada State Senate, 2017-2018

Minority Whip, Nevada State Senate, 2015-2016

Former Member, General Government Committee, Nevada State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Human Services, Nevada State Senate

Former Chair, Joint Subcommittee on K-12/Higher Education/CIPS, Nevada State Senate

Teacher, J.M. Ullom Elementary School, retired

Principal, J.M. Ullom Elementary School, retired

Treasurer, Voices in Voting/Kids Voting Southern Nevada, 1998-present

Chair, Board of Trustees, Public Employee Retirement System, Nevada

Member, Board of Trustees, Silver State Schools Credit Union

Board of Directors, Credit Union

Chair, Kidsvention

Board Member, Kids Voting Greater Las Vegas

Treasurer, Kids Voting Greater Las Vegas

Member, National Education Association

Member, Nevada Arts Advocates

Member, Public Employee Retirement System, Nevada

Co-Chair, Southern Nevada Science Education Consortium

Member, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Alumni Association

Teacher, Principal, Program Administrator, School-Community Partnership Program, Clark County School District, 1966-2006

Member, Nevada State Education Association, 1980-1981

Awards:

Distinguished Woman of the Year, Soroptimists of Nevada
Leadership in Public Education, Phi Delta Kappa
Unsung Hero, Nevada Public Education Foundation

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