Board Members

Lawrence Weekly

Appointed by the Clark County Commission (term expires Dec. 31, 2026)

College of Southern Nevada
Chief of Staff-Chief Diversity Officer

Former Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly is currently Chief of Staff-Chief Diversity Officer for the College of Southern Nevada.

Dr. Weekly has a proven lifetime record of leadership and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

During his tenure as commissioner, he was widely regarded as a champion for education, workforce development, and social causes. He served as vice chairman of the Clark County Commission. He was also the first African American to chair the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority Board of Directors. He served as Chair of the Board of Trustees for University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Western Regional Representative for the National Association of Black County Officials (NABCO) and served as Chairman of the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO), the Clark County Liquor & Gaming Licensing Board, and the Local Law Enforcement Advisory Board that awards millions to valley wide programs dedicated to improving the quality of life for families in Clark County. His passion is the Senior Programs that began under his tenure as a county Commission. Prior to becoming a County Commissioner, Dr. Weekly served as the first official to serve as a City Councilman, for Ward 5, in the City of Las Vegas.

Dr. Weekly is a native Nevadan and graduate of Western High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Grambling State University, a master’s degree in public administration and Doctorate in Public Policy from UNLV, where he teaches public policy.

He is a life-time member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Founder of the Las Vegas Kappa Leadership League, Chairman of the Economic Opportunity Board and member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church.

He and his wife Kim have two children, Malik and Kenya.