Governor Lombardo Appoints George Assad to Nevada Gaming Control Board

CARSON CITY, NV – January 30, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of George Assad to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Assad previously served as a former Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge for nine years.

Prior to being elected judge, Assad was a prosecutor in the Clark County District Attorney’s Office and later served as a private attorney representing civil and criminal cases. Additionally, Assad served as a Commissioner at the Nevada Transportation Authority for over a decade. Assad received his undergraduate degree from Emerson College and later earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law.

“The Nevada Gaming Control Board is a critical state agency, and I’m confident that George will honorably execute the mission of the board. George is an experienced regulator and judge, and I look forward to his service,” said Governor Joe Lombardo.



Elizabeth Ray
Communications Director