Attended, Community College Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Nevada, Reno. Student in public administration, University Oklahoma, Norman.
Former deputy field director 3d district Congressional campaign Nevada State Democratic Party, base vote director, 2004—2005. Student recruiter Community College Southern Nevada, 1999—2005, academic advisor. Personal assistant to Republican Richard Perkins Nevada State Assembly, 2002, member District 11, 2007—2010.
Regional representative Senator Harry Reid United States Senate, 2005—2006. Member Clark 10 District Nevada State Senate, since 2010.
Volunteer St. Vincent's Shelter, Professionals and Youth Building a Commitment. Board directors Volunteer Center Southern Nevada. Member of National Council Hispanic State Legislators, Latin Chamber of Commerce, National Association Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
Children: B. Armando, Blanca K.