Paid for and Authorized by
Patricia Spearman for Senate
5575 Simmons Street, Ste 1-174, North Las Vegas, NV 89031 -- (702) 706-5785
Pat Spearman is the Founding Pastor and Servant Leader for Resurrection Faith Community Ministries and Chairperson and CEO of Power Zone Community Resource Center, in North Las Vegas. She has over 40 years Pastoral Service/Counseling experience. She is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army where she spent 29 years of her life protecting our country and her community. Pastor Spearman is an active member of the democratic community in Nevada having served on the Advisory boards for both Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and State Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford (D-SD4). She is the vice-chair of Stonewall Democratic Club and was a delegate to the 2008 Democratic Convention. She has an outstanding background of diversified knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Patricia Spearman has vast experience that qualifies her for a run for State Senate District 1. She has previous experience serving as President of the San Marcos Independent School District in San Marcos, Texas. She moved into leadership after only six months on the school board. She is a former professor at University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. During her tenure she served was appointed to the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equity which advocated for a P to 20 education model versus K to 12 and incorporated wrap-around education services involving community stakeholders. She is also a graduate of the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute and the United States Army Command and General Staff College.
In addition to direct experience designing and implementing education policy, Patricia has expertise in transportation and human services. She served as chair of the San Marcos Municipal Airport Commission. She was appointed to the Texas Department of Human Services Region Six Advisory Council. Both positions reviewed policy and considered the issues of the beneficiaries as well as environmental impacts. She has large scale program management experience from her assignments as Staff Action Officer for the Crisis Action Team (CAT) and the European Command and Readiness Division, Army Operations Center at The Pentagon. She has managed multiple country intelligence and worked on anti-terrorism teams.
Ms. Spearman holds a Bachelors of Science in politcal science from Norfolk State University and a Masters of Divinity from Episcopal Theologial Seminary of the Southwest. She is currently pursuing a PhD in business administration. She has served as a member of Hays County United Way Board of Directors, on the Congressional Review Committee for Military Service Academy selection and the Board of Directors for the Society for the Prevention of Aggressiveness and Violence among Adolescents (SPAVA). Her community service record is tantamount to her military service record.
Since she moved to Nevada she has also actively participated in activities that demonstrate her commitment to equity and advocacy. She is active in the Clark County Democratic Black Caucus. Has participated on the legislative advisory group for Senate Leader Steven Horsford during the 2011 NV Legislative session; served on African American Steering Committee for Sen. Reid in 2010 and served as a Clark County delegate in 2008. She recently resigned as Vice Chair of the Stonewall Democratic Club.
She is a Pastor, a woman, a veteran who stands for working families, education equity, environmental protection, energy independence, marriage equality and civil rights. She is prepared to take a stand for the residents of State Senate District 1 and provide a real voice for them in Carson City.
In the upcoming legislative session, Senator-Elect Spearman will be serving on the following committees: Legislative Operations & Elections (Chair)Government Affairs (Assistant Chair)Transportation (Member)