Board of Governors Elections:

The Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada consists of 15 members elected by the active members of the bar who are residents of Nevada and have their official address per SCR 79 in the respective districts.

The 15 board members are as follows:

  • Nine from District One (Clark County)
  • One from District Two (White Pine, Elko, Eureka, Churchill, Lander, Humboldt, Lyon, Lincoln, Douglas, Mineral, Nye, Esmeralda, Pershing and Storey Counties)
  • One from District Three (Carson City)
  • Four from District Four (Washoe County)

The terms of office are staggered, with each elected for a term of three years.

2019 Elections:

In 2019, the following positions are open for election:

  • District One: four seats
  • District Two: one seat
  • District Three: one seat
  • District Four: one seat

2019 Nominations:

Nomination for the Board of Governors occurs by submitting a petition signed by at least five active members entitled to vote for the nominee. The nomination form may be downloaded here.

Petitions must be submitted to the state bar’s office by mail at 3100 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102 or by email to Gale Skala at gales@nvbar.org. Petitions must not be submitted earlier than March 28, 2019, nor later than April 12, 2019.

Questions regarding the election process may be directed to Gale Skala at (702) 317-1431 or gales@nvbar.org.