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Ira HanseN


Party: Republican
Contact: Ira.Hansen@sen.state.nv.us

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate, 2018-Present (first elected November 2018)

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special

  • sessions

  • Assistant Majority Floor Leader, 2015

  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Corrections, Parole, and Probation;

  • Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections

  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining

  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining

  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education, Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining

  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Committee on Public Lands

  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee on Public Lands

  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission, Public Lands, Committee to Study a New Method for Funding Public Schools

Honors and Awards

  • Nevada Chapter, Associated General Contractors; Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility (SIR) Award, 2015

  • Pro-Life League of Nevada, Champion of Life Award, 2016

Other Achievements

  • Columnist, Sparks Tribune, 1994-2010

  • Radio talk show host, KKFT, 2007-2008, and KOH, 1995-2001

  • Columnist, Elko Daily Free Press, 1994-2001

  • Business owner: Ira Hansen and Sons Plumbing and Heating, Inc.

  • Eagle Scout

  • Licensed Master Plumber

  • Licensed Mechanical Contractor

  • Licensed General Contractor

Affiliations

  • National Rifle Association

  • Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, Lifetime member

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Active Member

  • Sparks Little League, Coach

  • Sparks Pop Warner, Coach

  • Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster

Personal

Occupation:
Plumbing Contractor

Spouse:
Alexis (Lloyd)

Children:
Daniel, Rachel, Jacob, Sarah, Ian, Forrest, Mallory, and Larissa

Grandchildren:
Lily, London, Finnan, Ellie, Forrest, Emerson, Sawyer, Redd, Oliver, Wyatt, Winter, River, and Evelyn

Born:
1960, Reno, Nevada

Recreation:
Nevada history, reading, hunting/fishing, nature study, camping