Guy Hobbs Appointed as Chair of 11-Member Commission on School Funding

September 16, 2021

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Guy Hobbs was appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak to chair the 11-member Commission on School Funding (Commission) as they continue the work that began in September 2019 to guide the implementation of the Pupil-Centered Funding Plan (PCFP), Nevada’s new K-12 education funding formula. Prior to his appointment as Chair, Hobbs served on the Commission as Vice Chair. 

“As the Commission on School Funding moves into its next phase of monitoring the implementation of the Pupil-Centered Funding Plan, Guy Hobbs has the background and skills necessary to lead this work, which is exceptionally important to advancing equity in Nevada’s education system,” said Jhone Ebert, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. “Hobbs has provided invaluable leadership during the past two years in his role as Vice-Chair, and we are grateful that he is bringing his experience in fiscal policy and school finance to bear on this critical effort.”

Hobbs brings extensive experience in Nevada school finance to the Commission, having served as Chief Financial Officer for Clark County from 1983 to 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Hobbs served as a member of the faculty of the Department of Management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and as a Research Associate in the Center for Business and Economic Research. Since 1996, Mr. Hobbs has been in private practice in the field of public finance. Beginning in 1980, he has served on several committees and commissions created by the State Legislature dealing with tax policy, debt administration, and governmental finance.

Hobbs will Chair the next Commission on School Funding meeting taking place on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. PST.


Allegra Demerjian
Public Information Officer