(Las Vegas, NV) – Citizen Outreach Foundation (COF) announced today that Congressman Joe Heck (R-Nevada) will be a speaker at the 4th Annual Conservative Leadership Conference in Las Vegas on July 9-10.
On November 2, 2010, Joe Heck was elected to the United States Congress as Nevada’s Representative for the Third Congressional District. Heck is only the third person to hold this seat since its creation. He serves on the Education and Workforce Committee, and the Armed Services Committee. He is also the only freshman appointed to serve on the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence.
Dr. Heck has more than 30 years in public service as a physician, Army Reservist, and community volunteer. Previously, Heck served as a volunteer firefighter and ambulance attendant, Search & Rescue team member, and SWAT physician. A Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, he was called to active duty three times, including a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Heck represented Nevada State Senate District 5 from 2004 through 2008, serving on the Natural Resources, Human Resources and Education, and the Commerce and Labor Committees, and as Vice-Chair of the Transportation and Homeland Security Committee.
Born in New York and raised in Pennsylvania, Joe moved to Southern Nevada in 1992. A 1984 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Health Education, he received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988, and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1992. In July 2006 he graduated from the U.S. Army War College, earning a Masters of Strategic Studies.
The 2011 Conservative Leadership Conference (CLC) will be held at the M Resort in Las Vegas. This fourth annual event will be co-hosted by Citizen Outreach Foundation and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).
For additional details and online registration, please visit the official conference website at www.CLC2011.com