Bernice Mathews

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Bernice Mathews
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the Washoe 1 district
In office
1994 - 2010
Preceded byDiana Glomb
Succeeded bySheila Leslie
Personal details
Born (1933-11-12) November 12, 1933 (age 84)
Jackson, Mississippi
Political partyDemocratic
ProfessionDirector, Health Science-Nursing (Emeritus)

Bernice Mathews (born November 12, 1933) was a Democratic member of the Nevada Senate, represented Washoe County District 1 (map) from 1995 to 2010.


Bernice Mathews received her education from the following institutions:

  • MEd, Administration of Higher Education, University of Nevada, Reno
  • BSN, University of Nevada, Reno[1]

Political Experience[edit]

Bernice Mathews has had the following political experience:

  • Assistant Minority Leader, Senator, Nevada State Senate, 1994-2010
  • Former City Councilwoman, Reno City Council[1]

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees[edit]

Bernice Mathews has been a member of the following committees:

  • Member, Governor's Commission on Nursing and Nursing Education, present
  • Past Chairman, Reno Civil Service Commission[1]

Professional Experience[edit]

Bernice Mathews has had the following professional experience:

  • Director, Health Science-Nursing (Emeritus), present
  • Small Business Owner, present[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bernice Martin Mathews' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2 November 2012.