Re-Elect Dave Nelson Commissioner
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I was raised in a working middle-class family. During my college career, I worked full-time at night and earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Cal Poly, Pomona. I also completed computer programming classes at UCLA.
In my Senior year, I interned with a real estate broker and subsequently became a real estate agent and later an appraiser, loan underwriter and then regional loan underwriter for Orange and Riverside Counties. During this experience, as an appraiser and Regional LoanUnderwriter, I developed unique expertise in the housing market which also included knowledge of roads, flood control and other aspects of community infrastructure.
I later was hired as National Director for claims for TICOR Mortgage Insurance Company. During this time, I developed a computer system for tracking claims. I then worked at Del Monte Corporation where I developed a budgeting system. And at Syntex Labs, I developed a budget and forecasting system.These positions utilized my ability of analysis and disciplined approach to developing solutions. I ended this career as a Project manager and started my own consulting company working for many Fortune 100 companies in the San Francisco Bay area. I was instrumental in solving many system problems and interfacing between end-users and the IT departments. Some of these companies were Pac Bell, Clorox Corporation and Intel.
In 2002 my wife, Jeanne, and I vacationed in a family member's condo at Kirkwood. While exploring the area we fell in love with Carson Valley and moved here in 2003. I earned a Nevada Real Estate License and currently work as a real estate sales agent.
3 years ago I ran for County Commissioner from District one and I won. I have worked hard to listen to the citizens of Douglas County, returned calls, and helped many people with problems they have had with their local County Government. I have found that this job suits me, I like serving the public. For that reason, I am running for one more term. I am a small-government Republican and want to keep our local government as small as possible. I am a hawk when it comes to the budget. I believe in 3 months of reserves in all operating funds.
I have always been a supporter of the Second Amendment (and I am a life member of the NRA), a Constitutional Conservative, an enemy of excess taxation, and an ardent believer in fiscal responsibility.
The People's Choice, the People's Voice is Dave Nelson.
Things I am currently involved in.
- Life Member National Rifle Association
- One of the founders of Good Governance Group of Douglas County
- A Member of Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley and a past President
- Past Chairperson of Project Santa Claus
- Began and Chaired The Eagle and Ag Concert for charity
- Member of Northern Nevada Multiple Listing Service
- Member National Association of REALTORS
Douglas County commissioner
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer."
John F. Kennedy