Sen. Maurice Washington

Maurice E. Washington

Office: Washoe County Senate District 2 including eastern Reno, part of Sparks, northern rural Washoe and part of eastern Storey and Lyon counties

Party: Republican

Legislative assignments: chairman of Human Resources and Education, vice chairman of Judiciary and member Transportation/Homeland Security committee

Office: 2129

Legislative phone: (775) 684-1480

Office phone: (775) 331-3826

Address: P.O. Box 1166

Sparks, NV 89432-1166


Legislative service: elected Senate 1995-2010, assistant majority whip in 1997, majority whip in 1999

Occupation: Pastor, businessman

Born: July 25, 1956

Education: degree in business administration from the University of Nevada, Reno

Family: wife Donna, children Michelle, Jason, Angelise and Dennis Bartee, grandson Elijah

Hobbies/Special Interests: Sports, reading

Personal and professional achievements: Founder and pastor of Center of Hope Christian Fellowship, American Council of Young Political Leaders, board of directors Safe Harbor Ministries, past member Reno Citizens Policy Planning Advisory Commission, coach for youth sports including Pop Warner Football, Outstanding Service Award from the Families of Murder Victims and Stop DUI 1995, Chairman of National Panel on Welfare Reform of the American Legislative Exchange Council in 1996, delegation to Israel of the American Council of Young Political Leaders in 1996, recipient of the Frederick Douglass Award from the National Black Republican Roundtable, Nevada Chapter, Black Professional Men's Association, Sparks Citizen of the Year 1999, state chairman of American Legislative Exchange Council 2000


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