Elected District 3:
1/8/2013 to 1/4/2017
Allison Serafin is the Director of Corporate Citizenship at Cash America SuperPawn and serves as Vice President of the Nevada State Board of Education. Allison recently joined SuperPawn after serving for three years as a consultant to the Clark County School District. Allison began her career as a Teach For America corps member, teaching middle school English in Houston, Texas. She moved to Las Vegas in 2008 to serve as the Executive Director of Teach For America - Las Vegas Valley.
Allison served the State of Nevada as a member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education Reform and worked with members of the Department of Education on Nevada's 2010 Race to the Top application. She also served on the Superintendent's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Empowerment and the Superintendent's Technical Advisory Panel for the Nevada Growth Model.
She was honored in 2009 by In Business Las Vegas as one of the city's "Top 40 Under 40 Professionals" and in January 2013 as one of Vegas Seven's "Most Intriguing People in 2013." Allison is also a proud 2009 Leadership Las Vegas graduate.
She earned her undergraduate degree in political science at Texas Christian University (TCU) and a master's of science in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).