About Anita

Current Responsibilities

  • Councilwoman, Ward 3, City of North Las Vegas (2009-Present)
  • Board Member, North Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency
  • Board Member, Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Board Member and Past President, Nevada League of Cities
  • Vice Chair, Local Elected Officials Consortium
  • Member of Green Chips Environmental Sustainability in Nevada
  • Lifetime Member, Protectors of Tule Springs
  • Lifetime Member, Friends of the North Las Vegas Library District
  • Member, Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition
  • Ex-Officio Member, Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee

Previous Service

  • North Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tempore
  • Member, North Las Vegas Planning Commission
  • Member, North Las Vegas Utility Advisory Board
  • Member, North Las Vegas Citizens’ Advisory Committee
  • Board Member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada
  • Member, Governor’s Workforce Development Board of Natural Resources Sector Council
  • Member, Southern Nevada District Board of Health
  • Member, Workforce Connections
  • Member, Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition
  • Member, North Las Vegas Airport Aviation Safety Committee
  • Member, City of North Las Vegas Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni North (CPAAN)

Community Involvement

  • Protectors of Tule Springs
  • Friends of the North Las Vegas Library District
  • Graduate, Clark County Neighborhood College
  • North Las Vegas Community Steering Committee


  • Bronze Certificate from the Leadership Training Institute at the National League of Cities
  • Certificate of Professional Development, Certified Public Official
  • Urban Chamber of Commerce Honoring Women in Business and Politics
  • 2015-16 Parent Volunteer of the Year, Lucile S. Bruner Elementary School PTA
  • North Las Vegas Police Department Shop with a Cop program
  • North Las Vegas Stake 500 Mile
  • Friends of the North Las Vegas Library District
  • James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas
  • Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition.


  • B.A. Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 1986
  • International Baccalaureate Graduate, Valley High School, Las Vegas, NV 1982


  • Resident of Southern Nevada for over 40 years
  • Ward 3 Resident for over 20 years
  • Married to Doug Wood, mother to Geoffrey and helped raised 3 godchildren: Nathan, Taelor, and Jaclyn.

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