Congresswoman Jacky Rosen represents Nevada’s third District and was sworn into the 115th Congress after winning in the 2016 election. Rosen has been an active member of Southern Nevada’s community.
As the first member of her family to graduate from college, Rosen worked two jobs and took out student loans to make ends meet. Over summers, Rosen waitressed in Las Vegas and was a proud member of Culinary Workers Union Local 226.
Rosen has lived in southern Nevada for over 35 years and has worked as a computer programmer, software developer, and designer for some of the biggest companies in Nevada including Summa Corporation, Citibank, and Southwest Gas Company. As former President of Congregation Ner Tamid in Henderson, Rosen has dedicated countless hours to building the community and helping those in need. Rosen led a team that constructed one of the largest solar projects in the City of Henderson and southern Nevada by a non-profit through a public-private partnership. Rosen helped cut the synagogue’s energy bills by 70%, allowing more money to go into programs serving the community, like senior tax services, and programs like Family Promise that provide meals and housing to the homeless.
Congresswoman Rosen serves on the House Armed Services committee and is a member of the subcommittees on Tactical Air and Land Forces and Military Personnel. The Congresswoman also sits on the House Science, Space and Technology committee and is a member on the subcommittees on Research and Technology and Energy. Rosen is also part of the Problem Solvers Caucus, the Democratic Women’s Working Group, the Congressional Air Force Caucus, the Democratic Israel Working Group, and the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism.
Congresswoman Rosen has one daughter and is married to her husband Larry Rosen. She received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1979.