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.

2020 Elections:

In 2020, the following positions are open for election:

  • District One: four seats
  • District Four: two seats

Nominations:

Nominations for the Board of Governors shall be by petition signed by at least five members entitled to vote for the nominee. A nominating petition form is available via download or upon request to Manny Botello at the State Bar office in Las Vegas. Petitions must be submitted to the State Bar office at 3100 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102 or by email to mannyb@nvbar.org, not earlier than March 26, 2020 nor later than April 10, 2020.

For the  2020 elections, an email sent by a person nominating the individual may be used as a substitute for written signature.

Any questions regarding the election process may be directed to Manny Botello, Administration Manager, at 702-317-1420, mannyb@nvbar.org.