Sen. Dean Rhoads

Dean A. Rhoads

Office: Rural Nevada Senate District including Elko, Humboldt, Lander, Eureka, Pershing, White Pine and Lincoln counties, part of Nye County

Party: Republican

Legislative assignments: majority whip, chairman of Natural Resources, member of Taxation and Finance committees

Office: 2124

Legislative phone: (775) 684-1447

Home phone: (775) 756-6582

Address: P.O. Box 8

Tuscarora, NV 89834-0008


Legislative service: elected Assembly 1977-81, Senate 1985-2008, Interim Finance member 1979-82, 1987-90, 1992-96, 2003-8, Legislative Commission 1993-94, 1999-2000, chairman Legislative Committee on Public Lands 1985-2004

Occupation: rancher

Born: Oct. 5, 1935

Education: Bachelor of Science in agriculture business management from Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo

Family: Wife, Sharon Packer, children Shammy and Chandra

Hobbies/Special Interests: hunting, fishing, skiing, golf

Personal and professional achievements: director American Legislative Exchange Council, member and director of Nevada Cattlemen's Association and National Cattlemen's Association, member and director of Nevada Taxpayers Association, past president of Elko County Fair board, member Nevada State grazing Board, U.S. Bureau of Land Management District Grazing Board, past member of President Reagan's Federalism Advisory Committee and past president Public Lands Council


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