Election 2022: Carson City Board of Supervisors Ward 1


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4-year term

Wade Bradshaw


Occupation: Electronics Technician

Age: 50




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Wade Bradshaw



Tonopah High School - Tonopah, NV

Western Nevada College - Associates in Electronics Technology

University of Phoenix (Reno Campus) - Bachelors of Science Information Technology

Why are you running?:

Carson City is growing and has changed over my years here. The residents feel that the Board is making decisions without their perspective. I want to bring the resident perspective into the Board deliberations to achieve a balanced decision. Being entrenched in the same public environment for many years can lead to linear thinking. I want to bring my private sector experience and technical education to ask critical questions to achieve the best outcome for the city. I am your common sense conservative for this position.

Briefly describe the core duties of the position you are running for:

Three parts: a) Enact laws for the unified municipality of Carson City, consistent with the US Constitution and Nevada Revised Statutes and City Ordinances, b) Oversight of city departments serving our residents and c) Listen to residents and connect them with services so their issues can be resolved.

A brief statement about your platform:        

Public safety is a priority. The general welfare and safety is paramount. We must continue to fund our local law enforcement at a level which ensures our community is safe and all emergency services are available when and where the public needs them. Having a safe community attracts families and creates a productive healthy community.

Carson City will continue to grow. Growth often presents challenges such as expansion of our infrastructure and demand on our natural resources. We need to make sure that this growth rate and our natural resources are constantly monitored and in balance. I will take input from the City staff as well as the community to make the hard trade-offs and priorities while being fiscally responsible to our tax payers.

Updating the Master Plan and aligning it with the city ordinances is vital. Working with the community to ensure that everyone, including all stakeholders, understand city ordinances. It is our joint responsibility to create the vision of a future Carson City for all residents and not special interest groups.

We have learned many lessons from the COVID emergency and I will work to protect your family, your home, and your livelihood.

What makes you the most qualified candidate for this position?    

As an electronic claims coordinator for the Fiscal Agent supporting Nevada Medicaid, I conducted training workshops and cooperatively worked with Medicaid Providers to solve systems problems.

Currently, I am employed with Bently Nevada, a private Baker Hughes business, providing energy technology services — making energy safer, cleaner and efficient. My ability to communicate and draw on my colleague’s expertise has enabled us to provide engineering data for our customers. This technical experience will enable me to analyze data and ask the critical questions necessary to bring all sides of the issues facing our community into Board discussions.

Coming from a family-owned business, I understand the importance of small businesses to prosper. That same family business experience has instilled in me a deep sense of commitment, a dedication to service and understanding the attributes of success.
To me the foundation and success of a public servant begins with listening to residents about their concerns. Public forums will be a focal point for me; encourage community involvement to create.

Stacey Giomi

Address: P.O. Box 188, Carson City, NV 89702-0188

Occupation: Director of Facilities & Emergency Preparedness for the non-profit Nevada Health Centers.

Age: 60



Stacey Giomi


Record of service, including incumbency, military or civilian service:

Elected to serve as Ward 1 Supervisor on the Carson City Board of Supervisors for a term that started in January of 2019, which is my current position. As a representative of the Board, I am Vice-President of the Nevada Association of Counties, Chairman of the Carson Water Sub-Conservancy District, and a member of the Carson City Tourism Authority. I retired from the Carson City Fire Department in 2015 after a 31+ year career where I held every rank in the department before retiring as the Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director. I am a Governor’s appointee to the State Indigent Accident Fund. I formerly served several Nevada Governors as their appointee to the State Homeland Security Commission-Funding Committee, the State Emergency Response Commission, and the Emergency Management Coordinating Council. I’m a former member of the 9-1-1 Surcharge Advisory Committee, the Debit Management Commission, and the Charter Review Committee.

I’ve served various local and state-wide non-profit organizations over the years, including:

Current President of Advocates to End Domestic Violence

Current Board Secretary for the Rural Nevada Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Past President of the Nevada Fire Chief’s Association

Advisory Board member, UNR Cooperative Extension, Fire Adapted Communities Advisory Board


I have two Bachelor of Science degrees from Cogswell College. One in Public/Fire Administration and one in Fire Prevention Technology. I graduated Summa Cum Laude in both degree programs.

Why are you running?

In my role as both Fire Chief and now as a sitting member of the Board, I’ve developed a deep connection to the people of this community. My compassion for the people I serve drives me to make decisions based upon my leadership, integrity and vast experience as a public servant. Carson City deserves someone who will dedicate themselves to maintaining our quality of life and ensuring Carson City is a great place to live, work and play.

Briefly describe the core duties of the position you are running for:
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is the policy and legislative body for the Consolidate Municipality of Carson City. We are responsible for establishing ordinances, approving an annual budget, and overseeing – in a broad sense – the functions of the city.


A brief statement about your platform:

In my estimation, the most important job of an elected official is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this community. Elected officials cannot get tunnel vision and focus on only one issue as our community has many priorities.

Public safety is certainly a top priority and I’ve strongly supported the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department, District Attorney’s Office, Department of Alternative Sentencing, and the courts through approval and expansion of key programs aimed at improving public safety. I will continue to be a strong advocate for public safety in the years ahead.

Infrastructure is a vital component of our community. Clean drinking water, wastewater processing and storm water management are key components of my platform. Improvements to these critical infrastructure pieces ensures Carson City resident are safe in their homes.

We must continue to ensure that we have manageable and sustainable growth – to do this, we have got to update our Master Plan and provide an opportunity for our residents of today to provide input to this valuable document.

Most importantly, all of this must be done in a way that is fiscally responsible and that reflects our values and quality of life.

What makes you the most qualified candidate for this position:

Stephen Covey, an author and educator, said “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” I’ve got a demonstrated history of serving this community, going back to my time as a volunteer firefighter in 1979, to my time over the past four years serving as your Ward 1 Supervisor. Over those 43 years, I’ve learned a thing or two about what is important to this community. Taking personal responsibility, a moral code, a strong work ethic, being fiscally responsible with taxpayer dollars, a hand-up and not a forever hand-out, helping your neighbors, resiliency in the face of adversity & tragedy, cooperation among city and state agencies, giving every citizen a voice and allowing that voice to be heard, treating each other with respect, and never forgetting that anyone working in city government is ultimately a servant of the public.

I’ve lived my professional and personal life using those broad guidelines as a way to try to make sure that I’m leaving our community a better place when my work is done.

I believe that my proven experience, history of community service, dedication to helping others, and my compassion & integrity give me an advantage in my role as a public servant. If I am re-elected to the Board of Supervisors, I pledge to dedicate myself to these values and to ensuring Carson City is the best place to live in our great State.


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