Clark County Commissioners

Bruce L. Woodbury

500 Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89106

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Clark County Commissioner Bruce L. Woodbury is a native Las Vegan who was appointed in 1981 to Commission District "A".  He was elected to his first full term in 1982.  His current term of office expires the first Monday in January 2009.

Bruce graduated from Las Vegas High School and attended the University of Utah , where he graduated Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.  He then attended Stanford School of Law, where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence and was a member of the Board of Editors of the Stanford Law Review.


Commissioner Woodbury currently serves in the following capacities:

As a Clark County Commissioner, Bruce also serves on the following boards:

Some of Bruce's past accomplishments include:

Other special boards of which Bruce was a member include: 

  • Appointed and commissioned by Governor Miller in January 1994 to serve as a member of the National and Community Service Commission for the State of Nevada for a two-year term

  • Appointed by Governor Bryan to the Blue Ribbon Henderson Commission in 1988

  • Appointed by Governor Bryan to Governor's Commission on Aging

  • Appointed by Governors Bryan and Miller as a member of Eldorado Valley Advisory Board

  • Appointed by Secretary of Interior as member of the Las Vegas District Advisory Council

As a community-minded citizen, Bruce also has been heavily involved in local civic and youth organizations, including:

  • Past Chairman - Civilian Military Council

  • Past President - Las Vegas Host Lions Club

  • Member - Boulder City Elks Lodge

  • Member - Las Vegas Executives’ Association

  • Member - Boulder City Chamber of Commerce

  • Member – Board of Directors Henderson Chamber of Commerce

  • Honorary Member - Boulder City Rotary Club

  • Honorary Member - Advisory Board of Discovery, the Children's Museum

  • Former Member - Board of Directors of Nevada Special Olympics

  • Former youth coach for baseball, basketball and softball in Las Vegas and Boulder City

  • Former Member - Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Las Vegas Chapter

  • Member - Board of Directors, Southwest USA Bank

Bruce is a partner in the law firm Jolley, Urga, Wirth, Woodbury and Standish.  He and his wife Rose, who have resided in Boulder City since 1978, have seven children:  Rodney, Melissa, Wendy, Rebecca, Benjamin, Adam, and Ashley; and twelve grandchildren.

Bruce's interests and hobbies include sports, reading and joining his children and grandchildren for their activities.


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