Pete Goicoechea

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Pete Goicoechea
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the 19th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Dean Rhoads
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 35 district
In office
Preceded by Marcia de Braga
Succeeded by James Healey
Personal details
Born (1949-09-08) September 8, 1949 (age 65)
Salt Lake City, UT
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Glady Tognoni
Children J.J. Goicoechea
Jolene Goicoechea-Lema
Residence Eureka, Nevada
Alma mater Utah State University
Occupation Rancher
Religion Catholic

Peter J. "Pete" Goicoechea (born September 8, 1949) is a Republican member of the Nevada Senate. Goicoechea was born in Salt Lake City. He studied at Utah State University. He has owned a ranch since 1970 and also worked for many years for the Eureka County, Nevada road department. He served on the Eureka County Commission from 1987 to 2002 and then was elected to the Nevada State Assembly where he has served since. He has also served as a member of the Nevada State Land Use Planning Advisory Council, the Nevada Grazing Board, and he has been the Director of the Nevada Water Resource Association. He is affiliated with the Eureka Volunteer Fire Department, E Clampus Vitus, the Humboldt River Authority, and the Nevada Rural Health Center.[1] Goicoechea is a Catholic. He and his wife Glady are the parents of two children.