Member Biographies

Lieutenant Governor Kate Marshall (Chair)

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Kate Marshall was sworn in as Nevada’s 35th Lieutenant Governor on January 7, 2019.

In 1997, after serving at the Department of Justice, Kate Marshall was recruited by
then Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa to establish a state antitrust office here in Nevada as Senior Deputy Attorney General. Kate was then elected and served as Nevada’s State Treasurer from 2006-2012. Kate Marshall now serves as the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada and Chair of the Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census.

Kate and her husband Elliott Parker reside in Reno where she is a board member of the United Way of Northern Nevada and he is an economics professor at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui (Vice Chair)

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While attending college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Sandra Jauregui interned and later worked as the foreclosure mitigation lead with United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Following this position, Sandra served as Director of Community Development and Partnerships with the Financial Guidance Center and as Director for the Attorney General’s housing program, Home Again: The Nevada Homeowner Relief Program. Sandra joined Ticor Title of Nevada where she provides financial, mortgage, and lending services to constituents and agents alike. She also serves as Chair of Government Affairs and Public Relations for NAHREP Nevada and on the Policy Committee for the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Nevada.

Assemblywoman Jauregui has represented Nevada’s 41st district since 2016 and she is
the Vice Chair of the Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census.

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske

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Barbara Cegavske entered public service in 1996 when she was elected to serve
Nevada’s 5th Assembly district. In 2002, after three consecutive terms as an
assemblywoman, Barbara was elected to represent Nevada’s 8th Senate District. She
served three full terms as a State Senator before assuming the role of Secretary of
State. In all, Barbara served in nine regular sessions and 13 special sessions of the
Nevada Legislature. Barbara Cegavske has served in her current role as Nevada’s
Secretary of State since 2015. She also sits on the Executive Committee for the
Election Infrastructure – Information Sharing and Analysis Center, and as an
alternate on the Election Infrastructure Subsector – Government Coordinating council – both of which are national groups that focus on Election Security.

Senator James Settelmeyer

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James Settelmeyer serves on the Nevada Senate. He represents Churchill, Douglas,
Lyon, and Storey County in Senate District 17.

Council Member Kristopher Dahir

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As a Nevadan for almost 40 years holding a degree in psychology and a Masters in
strategic leadership, Councilman Kristopher Dahir’s time in Sparks,NV is highlighted with community service – focusing his work on helping non-profits and businesses run more concise and focused operations. He is a founding board member of the 39 North Downtown Sparks community group and serves on the Nevada Veterans Memorial Board.
Councilman Kristopher Dahir was elected to his first term as city councilman for
Sparks Ward 5 in November 2016.

Nicole Lamboley

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With nearly thirty years of comprehensive leadership and management experience in the public and non-profit sectors, Nicole Lamboley’s extensive career includes positions as Chief Deputy Commissioner at the Nevada Division of Insurance, Campaign Manager for former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, and as Legislative Affairs Manager for the City of Reno – to name a few. Nicole also served as Chief Deputy Secretary of State where she oversaw the state’s 2010 Census outreach efforts in coordination with the U.S. Census’ Nevada team.

Nicole received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s degree from Georgetown University. She is currently the President & CEO of the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. She also serves as a board member for the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities, the Washoe K-12 Education Foundation, and on the advisory council for Communities in Schools Western Nevada affiliate.

Dagny Stapleton

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Dagny Stapleton has a background in government affairs, land use policy, and local government administration – holding previous positions as the Government Affairs Manager for the Nevada Rural Electric Association as well as for Praxis Consulting Group, an affordable housing development consulting firm. A dedicated public servant, Dagny has participated in every regular session of the Nevada Legislature since 2009.

Before accepting her current position as Executive Director of NACO, Dagny served as Deputy Director for NACO for four years – representing Nevada’s counties at the
State Legislature as well as before interim committees and other state bodies.

Dagny has a Masters Degree in Land Use Planning and Policy from the University of
Nevada, Reno, and received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York City.

Emily Zamora

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Emily Persaud-Zamora is the Executive Director of Silver States Voices, the 501 c3 civic engagement table in Nevada. Silver State Voices is dedicated to working with Hard To Count Communities to ensure that they are accurately counted in the 2020 Census. Previously, Emily has served as the Nevada State Coordinator for SEIU’s immigration campaign, iAmerica, and as the Nevada c4 Director for Mi Familia Vota. Emily earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.