Pat Mulroy oversees the operations of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and the Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD). The Water Authority is responsible for acquiring, treating and delivering water to local agencies that collectively serve 2 million residents and nearly 40 million annual visitors.
Mulroy was a principal architect of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, which has served as a model for other Western water agencies since its creation in 1991.
As general manager of one of the country's most progressive water agencies, Mulroy is exceptionally active in regional and national water issues. She is president of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, for which she is the first woman and Nevadan to lead the association. Mulroy also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Water Resources Association, and on the Board of Trustees of the Water Research Foundation. Additionally, she was the first chairperson of the Western Urban Water Coalition and served on the Colorado River Water Users Association's Board of Directors.
A resident of Southern Nevada for more than three decades, Mulroy is equally active in the community. She currently chairs the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Sciences Advisory Board, and she has served on the Nevada Public Radio Board of Directors. Mulroy also is actively involved with the Diocese of Las Vegas and Bishop Gorman High School. Her honors include the National Jewish Medical and Research Center's Humanitarian Award, the University and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents' Distinguished Nevadan Award, and the Public Education Foundation's Education Hero Award.
Mulroy has served as special assistant to the Clark County Manager and as Clark County Justice Court Administrator. She and her husband, Robert, have two children. Mulroy's recreational interests include skiing and reading.
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