Shelley Berkley

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Democratic Nevada

U.S. House (Nevada 1)


Family: Husband: Larry Lehrner; 2 Children: Max, Sam; 2 Stepchildren: David, Stephanie

Born: 01/20/1951 New York, NY

Home: Las Vegas, Nevada

Religion: Jewish

Education: JD, University of San Diego School of Law, 1976 BA, Political Science, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1972

Profession: Vice Chair, University and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents, 1990-1998 Attorney Deputy Director, Nevada State Commerce Department Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, Sands Hotel In-House Counsel, Southwest Gas Corporation Telecommunications Consultant

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1999-present Representative, Nevada State Assembly, 1982-1984

Congressional Membership: Member, After-School Caucus Member, Bipartisan, Bicameral Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer?s Disease Member, Center Aisle Caucus Member, Coalition on Autism Research and Education Member, Congressional Arts Caucus Member, Congressional Automotive Caucus Member, Congressional Automotive Performance and Motor-sports Caucus Member, Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans Member, Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans Member, Congressional Caucus for Women?s Issues Member, Congressional Climate Change Caucus Member, Congressional Fitness Caucus Member, Congressional Friends of Canada Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Gaming Caucus Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus Member, Congressional Humanities Caucus Member, Congressional Intelligent Transportation Systems Caucus Member, Congressional Kidney Caucus Member, Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus Member, Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Osteoporosis Caucus Member, Congressional Pakistan Caucus Member, Congressional Recycling Caucus Member, Congressional Spina Bifida Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Stop Driving Under the Influence Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Taiwan Caucus Member, Congressional Taskforce Against Anti-Semitism Member, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus Member, Congressional United Kingdom Caucus Member, Congressional Waterways Caucus Member, Congressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus Member, Democratic Homeland Security Task Force Member, Democratic Israel Working Group Co-Chair, Friends of Kazakhstan Caucus Member, Future of American Media Caucus Member, General Aviation Caucus Member, House Veterans' Mental Health Caucus Member, Iran Working Group Member, Law Enforcement Caucus Member, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Equality Caucus Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization Member, National Landscape Conservation System Caucus Member, New Democrat Coalition Member, Nuclear Issues Working Group Co-Chair, Older Americans Caucus Member, Public Broadcasting Caucus Member, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus Member, Task Force on the Economy Member, Task Force on Education Member, Task Force on Health Care Member, Task Force on Homeland Security Chair, United States Delegation, Transatlantic Legislator's Dialogue Member, United States-China Working Group

Organization Membership: Member, American Bar Association Former National Director, American Hotel-Motel Association Coordinator, Clark County Bar Association Pro Bono Project Advisory Board Member, Clark County School District "Partners in Progress" Committee Past President, Las Vegas Public Broadcasting System Affiliate, KLVX Channel 10 Director Emeritus, National Conference of Christians and Jews Former Board Chair, Nevada Hotel and Motel Association Member, Nevada State Bar Association Founder/President, Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys Board of Trustees, Sunrise-Columbia Hospital Nevada Advisory Committee Member, United States Civil Rights Commission Student Body President, University of Nevada Las Vegas Board Member/Secretary, University of Nevada Las Vegas Alumni Association Delegate, White House Conference on Tourism


Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Europe

Subcommittee on Health (Ways and Means)

Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support

Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia

Ways and Means