, Nevada , United States
|| November 27, 1954
Nov 09, 2003 10:20pm
|Info||Educated: St. John Bosco, Chicago, Illinois; St. Anne’s and Barrington Consolidated High School, Barrington, Illinois; Avila College, Kansas City, Missouri, B.A., Special Education; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), M.A., Education. |
Married: Gary Gray.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Travel, reading, skiing, hiking.
Legislative Service: Nevada Assembly, 1991-2003—two special and seven regular sessions.
Affiliations: American Association of University Women; Clark County Education Association; Nevada State Education Association; National Education Association; Nevada Parent Teachers Association; Nevada Association for the Handicapped; Vegas Valley Business and Professional Women; Nevada State Democratic Central Committee; Clark County Democratic Central Committee; Clark County Democratic Women’s Club; National Organization of Women; Citizens Alert; Hispanics in Politics; Aid for AIDS of Nevada; Southern Nevada Association for the Mentally Ill; American Civil Liberties Union; Seniors United; Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada; Las Vegas Downtown Central Development Committee; Sierra Club; National Council of Senior Citizens; Latin Chamber of Commerce; J.S. Park Neighborhood Association; Nevada Faculty Alliance.
Personal and Professional Achievements: Commission to Study Fiscal Affairs of the State; Member, Commission to Study Excellence in Education; Legislator of the Year, Nevada State AFL-CIO, 1991; Southern Nevada Distinguished Women’s Award, 1991; Mike O’Callaghan Teamwork Award, 1992; Legislator of the Year Award, Police Protective Association; “Good Gal” Award, 1994, Southern Nevada Women’s Political Caucus; Women of Achievement Nominee, Chamber of Commerce, 1993; UNLV Women’s Center Recognition of Accomplished Women, 1992; Award for Excellence in Special Education, Parents Advisory Committee; Outstanding Southern Nevada Legislator Award, Chiropractic Association, 1991; Special Appreciation Award, Mobile Home Owners League of Silver State, 1991; Former Member, Commission on Aging, 1991-1997; 1998 Clark County School District Civic Hero Award; 1997 Clark County Task Force on Truancy; City of Las Vegas, Citizen of the Month, 2000; Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice Profile in Courage Award, 2001; 1993 Nevada Conference of Police and Sheriffs Legislator of the Year Award; District Council of Ironworkers Outstanding Legislative Accomplishment, 1993; National Association of Social Workers (NASW), 2001 Legislator of the Year Award; Nevada National Organization for Women (NOW) 1995 Award.