Teresa (Teresa) Benitez-Thompson (D-27)

State Assembly Member Teresa Benitez-Thompson

Teresa (Teresa) Benitez-Thompson (D-27)
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Capitol: 775.684.8845
FAX: 775.684.8533
District: 775.247.7665
State Assembly Member
Room 1102 Legislative Building 401 South Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4747
PO Box 5730
Reno, NV 89513-5730
Residence:Reno, NV

Committee Assignments

Bio

Legislative Service Nevada Assembly, 2011-2019 (first elected November 2010)-five regular and four special sessions Majority Floor Leader, 2017-2019-two regular sessions 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES- Ways and Means (Vice Chair); Taxation 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES- Health and Human Services; Taxation; Ways and Means 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES- Health and Human Services; Taxation; Ways and Means 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES- Government Affairs (Chair); Health and Human Services; Taxation 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES- Government Affairs; Health and Human Services; Taxation; Transportation 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES- Interim Finance Committee; Legislative Commission (Vice Chair); Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee; Committee to Consult with the Director; Legislative Committee on Education; Interim Committee on Cognitive Needs of Older Persons in Nevada (Vice Chair); Advisory Council on Parental Involvement and Family Engagement 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES- Interim Finance Committee; Legislative Commission; Legislative Committee on Health Care 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES- Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults with Special Needs (Chair); Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee on Health Care 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES- Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water Sysem; Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice; Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans, and Adults with Special Needs; Legislative Committee to Oversee the Western Regional Water Commission Other Public Service Corporation for Public Benefit for Nevada Youth Legislature (NRS 385.581), Board of Directors, Member Honors and Awards Virginia Demler Honor Roll, 2013 Honoree Reno Gazette-Journal, Twenty Under 40 Award, 2010 Nevada Hispanic Services, Adelante Award, 2009 National Center for Law and Economic Justice, honored for achievements in the area of economic justice, 2006 Miss Nevada (Third Runner-Up to Miss America), 2002 Nevada Forensic Association, First Place, Standard Debate,1995 Affiliations CitiCare, Advisory Board Member Northern Nevada RAVE Family Foundation, Board Member, 2005-2008 Alliance of Latinas in Teen Action and Solidarity, teen mentor Women Work!, Board Member, 2007-2008 Our Savior Lutheran Church, Member Education McQueen High School, Reno University of Nevada, Reno, B.A. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M.S.W. Personal Occupation- Licensed Social Worker Spouse- Jeff Thompson Children- Lillian, Eli, Sandra, Truckee Born- 1978, Ventura, California Recreation- Family, volunteer activities, baking

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Jeff Thompson   DOB: 7/25/1978
Counties Representing
Washoe