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Ward 2

Council Member Ed Lawson

Councilman Ed Lawson was elected to the City Council in November, 2010, reelected in 2014 and 2018 and elected Mayor Pro Tempore in November 2018. He was born in Sunnyside, WA, and grew up in Las Vegas, NV.  He attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.

Councilman Lawson is the Vice President of Business Development for Sierra Builders of Nevada.  Councilman Lawson worked for the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) for 15 years, holding positions in sales and management and served on the organization’s government relations committee.  He is active in the Sparks Rotary Club and volunteers time to the community.  A champion of economic development, Councilman Lawson also plays a significant leadership role with the annual Kid’s Free Fishing Day, which attracts more than 3,000 kids to the Sparks Marina.  In 2014, he was recognized as the Public Official of the Year by the Builders Association of Northern Nevada.

Mr. Lawson and his wife Dianne have two sons who graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Watch Councilmember Lawson’s Ward 2 update here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jara9Kchbhw&t=1s

Contact Council Member Ed Lawson:
Office: 775-353-2311
eMail: elawson@cityofsparks.us

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