Brian Knudsen

Las Vegas City Council, Ward 1


Brian will be the first openly gay man on the Las Vegas City Council


For over a decade, Brian has been a local leader advocating for children and families living in poverty. Brian, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs and a former executive at the City of Las Vegas is currently a small business owner. Brian has extensive experience working in the public and nonprofit space and works with community leaders across the state on issues that directly impact quality of life for Las Vegas residents. Brian has built his campaign on the strength of his relationships with community leaders at the local, county, and state level and intends on building systems and infrastructure that can improve education, health, and transportation systems.

Brian and his husband of fourteen years have adopted two children, Andrew (3) and Kate (11 months). Brian moved to Las Vegas after completing his graduate degree at the University of Southern California and continued with another graduate degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Brian’s education and experience working in the community has given him the passion and knowledge to be successful. Brian will be the first openly gay man in local government in Nevada.

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