Governor Sandoval Appoints James Gibson to the Clark County Commission


Mari N. St. Martin
Communications Director
(775) 684-5670
CARSON CITY, NV - June 30, 2017

Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of James Gibson to the Clark County Commission. Gibson will replace Democratic Commissioner Mary Beth Scow who retired earlier this month.

“James Gibson has always served as a strong leader for southern Nevada and I am confident he will be an effective member of the Clark County Commission,” said Governor Brian Sandoval. “He has experience in Nevada’s core industries including tourism and hospitality and led the City of Henderson through a time of unprecedented growth. He spearheaded Henderson’s redevelopment efforts and his vision helped transform the region.”

James Gibson is a native Nevadan who was born and raised in southern Nevada. He was elected to serve as Mayor of Henderson for three consecutive terms beginning in 1997 and has been a practicing attorney in business and commercial law for more than 35 years. During his tenure, Henderson became one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Gibson has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the Nevada Development Authority, Las Vegas Events, and the Regional Transportation Commission, while mayor. He attended Brigham Young University where he earned his undergraduate degree and received his law degree from the California Western School of Law.


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