Dina (Dina) C. Titus (D-USH01)
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Capitol: 202.225.5965
FAX: 202.225.3119
District: 702.220.9823
District FAX: 702.220.9841
Representative
Room 2464 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-2801

Residence: Las Vegas, NV
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Thomas Clayton Wright   DOB: 5/23/1950
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Interstate 11 (I-11) Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Recreational Vehicle (RV) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Higher Education Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
FC MemberCongressional Scouting Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
FC MemberCongressional Range and Testing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance
FC MemberCongressional Watchdog Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Aviation
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
FC MemberCongressional Writers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gaming and Entertaining Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
FC MemberAmericans Abroad Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Small Business Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Responsible Hospitality Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Seniors
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Victims' Rights Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus [STEM Caucus]
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
Counties Representing
Clark

Bio

Serving the First Congressional District of Nevada, Congresswoman Dina Titus has built a strong record of achievement as both an educator and a public servant. As a professor, Dr. Titus taught American and Nevada government classes from 1979 through June 2011 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she has professor emeritus status. A noted non-fiction writer, she is internationally known for her expertise in the history and policies related to nuclear power, weaponry, and waste as well as for her knowledge of the popular lore of "Atomic Culture." In 1988, Dina was elected to represent the people of District Seven in the Nevada State Senate, serving as the Democratic Minority Leader from 1993 to 2008. During her service in the Legislature, Dina was a champion for quality education and renewable energy development, and a strong advocate on behalf of Nevada's children, seniors, and persons with disabilities.

Dina has received numerous awards from various state and local organizations, but one of her proudest moments came in 2006 with the dedication of the Dina Titus Estates, an innovative affordable housing complex for disabled Nevadans, named in recognition of Dina's tireless advocacy.

Currently in her fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Dina is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Aviation, Highways and Transit, and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittees. She also serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, and Asia and the Pacific Subcommittees. She is also a member of the Senior Whip Team and the Steering and Policy Committee for the minority and serves on a number of caucuses, including the USO Caucus, the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, the Hellenic Caucus, and as Co-Chair of the I-11 Caucus, the Democratic Chair of the House Travel and Tourism Caucus, and the co-chair of the House RV Caucus. Dina grew up in the small town of Tifton, Georgia, with her parents, Joe and Betty Titus, and her younger sister, Dr. Rho Hudson, who is a professor of special education and founding faculty member of Nevada State College. Dina is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, holds a Master's degree from the University of Georgia, and earned her Doctorate at Florida State University.

Dina has been married to Professor Thomas C. Wright for over 35 years. Tom, a Latin American historian, received the prestigious UNLV Distinguished Professor award in 2008 and is the author of a number of award-winning books, most notably on political exile and human rights. John Wright Hall on campus is named for his father, pioneer professor at UNLV.








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