2021 Articles

Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Chair, Las Vegas Valley Water District

CRWUA members are the heart of our organization. Say hello to Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Chair, Las Vegas Valley Water District.

Marilyn Kirkpatrick joined the Clark County Commission in August 2015 when she was appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to fill a vacancy. At the time, Kirkpatrick was serving in the capacity of assemblywoman for Nevada’s Legislative District 1.

Kirkpatrick was first elected to the Nevada legislature in 2004 and served five regular and seven special sessions in Carson City before the appointment. In 2013, she was elected speaker of the assembly and prior in 2011, she was the only member of the assembly to chair two committees: government affairs and taxation.

She is now serving a four-year term on the commission after being elected as commissioner of District B in 2016.

A native Nevadan, Kirkpatrick grew up in Clark County. She graduated from Western High School and attended Krolack Business School and the Community College of Southern Nevada.

Commissioner Kirkpatrick and her husband have six children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.