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ARC Endorsed Candidates 2024
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Lisa Cole is a successful small businesswoman, job creator, and a conservative.

Lisa started her first small business in 2010, focusing on land and utility development. The daughter and niece of entrepreneurs, Lisa understood the hard work it would take to start and grow a small business.

Lisa’s company has grown and now specializes in land rights, local and state permitting, groundwater rights, well development, entitlement services, value engineering, and development management. Lisa helps businessmen and women cut through government red tape and get their projects up and running.

 

She has been an integral part of virtually every aspect of the 10,000+ acre Apex Industrial Park in Southern Nevada and the thousands of jobs it will bring to the valley. Lisa’s business development background is second to none.

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April is a 30-year resident of Nevada who attended the Community College of Southern Nevada and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Her first opportunity to serve Nevada was in 1999 as a Boulder City Reserve Police Officer. In 2001, she was hired by the Henderson Police Department.

 

She worked in various capacities gaining diverse experience from serving as a patrol officer, bike officer, community policing and working as a detective in the Problem Solving Unit, Property Crimes, Financial Crimes, and the Special Victims Unit.

April is dedicated to protecting and educating local kids and families. She worked with youth in a drug and alcohol diversion program, and worked directly with students, teaching the dangers of drinking and driving. April has also worked with homeowners and businesses during “National Night Out” to educate about crime prevention and community safety.

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Diana Sande was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, and raised throughout Latin America. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno, and is beginning coursework for her MPH in 2021.

 

She currently works as a communications manager at the Nevada Public Health Training Center.

 Diana has served on the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board, advisory member for the Latino Research Center, Go Red for Women, Latino Health Collaborative and Think Kindness.


Diana works as the Health Communications Manager and Program Manager of the Black Youth Mental Health initiative at the School of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Reno.  This is a statewide program funded by the National Office of Minority Health that addresses mental health for black youth through the lens of policy.

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Annette Dawson Owens is a true Nevadan. She graduated from Basic High School and went on to get master’s degrees from UNLV and Sierra Nevada Universities.

As a teacher, Annette devoted her life to ensuring our children get the best education possible. She’s worked for the school district, charter schools, and served as the School Readiness Policy Director for the Children’s Advocacy Alliance.

Annette has been appointed by the last three mayors to serve on Henderson’s Community Education Advisory Board, since its inception, and serves on two Charter School Boards as well as My Brother’s Keeper Education Equity Task Force. She completed Georgetown’s Executive Leadership through the Public Education Foundation.

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Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth is a devoted leader within the southern Nevada community who demonstrates a deep-seated commitment to serving the underserved.

 

Rebecca is a 3rd generation Las Vegan.  Born into a military family in Nevada, Rebecca was instilled with a strong sense of community values. Proud to call Nevada home, she cherishes the state that has bestowed upon her numerous opportunities. Having completed her Internal Medicine residency with UNR at UMC hospital, she went on to become the medical director at Volunteers in Medicine in Southern Nevada, a non-profit medical clinic offering free care to individuals unable to afford it otherwise.

 

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David Brog is a husband, a father, and an author. David is running for Assembly to put people first and deliver common sense solutions to lower crime, improve our schools, and grow Nevada’s economy.

 

In 2015, Brog was recruited by Sheldon and Miriam Adelson to run the Maccabee Task Force, an organization that combats the delegitimization of Israel on college campuses and beyond. Before joining the Maccabees, Brog was the executive director of Christians United for Israel from its founding in 2006 until 2015.

Prior to CUFI, Brog worked in the United States Senate where he was chief of staff to Senator Arlen Specter and staff director of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School

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Rafael Arroyo has lived the American Dream. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Rafael and his family moved to Las Vegas when he was six years old. A proud graduate of Rancho High School, Rafael had an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

At just 23 years old, Rafael established the first Smog Plus location in 2008. Now, his business has grown with 10 locations across the Las Vegas Valley, becoming a leading name in emissions testing, emission repairs, and third-party DMV registration services.

 

Employing over 25 dedicated individuals, Rafael wants to ensure Nevada is the best place for his employees to raise their family, send their kids to school, and to achieve the best version of themselves. Rafael is deeply connected to our community. He is a proud member of the Latin Chamber of Commerce, further demonstrating his commitment to the diverse voices and businesses that make Nevada vibrant.

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"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
- Ronald Reagan

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Assembly Republicans and the Assembly Republican Caucus of Nevada and our members are committed to protecting and preserving our citizen's rights and freedoms.

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