David R. Parks is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Senate, representing District 7. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. This session he served on the Finance and Government Affairs committees.
He earned his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire and his MBA from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His professional experience includes working as a city budget officer and director, county management analyst and a consultant. He also served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971.
David served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1997 to 2007, during which time he served as Assistant Majority Floor Leader. In 1999, he was Democratic Assistant Majority Whip. In the 2013 session, Parks served as State Senate President Pro Tempore.