Former Clark County Commissioner Bruce L. Woodbury has been appointed to the Las Vegas Monorail Company’s Board of Directors. Woodbury will serve as a member of the board effective February 2, 2009 and will continue his work to further enhance transportation options benefiting Southern Nevada. Woodbury is a partner in the law firm Jolley, Urga, Wirth, Woodbury and Standish and is chairman of SouthwestUSA Bank Board of Directors.
“We are pleased and honored to have Bruce Woodbury join our board of directors,” said Curtis Myles, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Monorail Company. “His experience and wealth of knowledge about Southern Nevada and the transportation issues that affect our community will benefit the Las Vegas Monorail Company and our community as we continue our efforts to improve mobility and air quality, and be an ever growing part of the transportation solution within the Resort Corridor.”
Often referred to by many as the father of transportation in Southern Nevada, Woodbury’s esteemed political career included serving as Chairman of the Regional Transportation Commission Board of Commissioners for more than 16 years. During this time, he spearheaded and proposed numerous transit, roadway and highway projects that have become the backbone of Southern Nevada’s transportation system.
As a native Las Vegan, Woodbury has dedicated nearly 28 years to public service as the representative for Clark County Commission District A. Throughout his career in office he served as Chairman on the Board of County Commissioners, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Big Bend Water District Board of Trustees and the Clark County Air Quality Management Board. He was a member on the Las Vegas Valley Water District Board of Directors, University Medical Center Board of Trustees, Henderson Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Las Vegas Springs Preserve. He has been heavily involved in various local civic and youth organizations including Civilian Military Council, Las Vegas Host Lions Club, Boulder City Elks Lodge and Boulder City Rotary Club.
He and his wife Rose have resided in Boulder City since 1978; have seven children and fifteen grandchildren. His interests and hobbies include sports, reading and joining his children and grandchildren for their activities.