Meet, Greet and Fund Raiser for Congressman Dr. Joe Heck
Please join friends and supporters of Congressman Dr. Joe Heck on Saturday, October 20th 2012 – the first day of early voting.
Please join friends and supporters of Congressman Dr. Joe Heck to meet, greet, discuss issues affecting our community and raise funds for Hon. Congressman Dr. Joe Heck on Saturday, October 20th 2012 – the first day of early voting.
Dr. Joe Heck is a 1984 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Health Education. He received his Doctor of Osteopathy 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 1993 he received Board Certification in Emergency Medicine and in 2000 was issued a Certificate of Added Qualification in Emergency Medical Services.
Dr. Heck began his 25+ year career in public service as a volunteer fire fighter and ambulance attendant in rural Pennsylvania. He volunteered as a Medical Team Manager with the Nevada Urban Search & Rescue Team – Task Force 1 and as a member of the LVMPD Search & Rescue team. He continues to serve as a tactical physician with the LVMPD SWAT team. Called to active duty in 1996 in support of Operation Joint Endeavour and 2003 in support of Operation Noble Eagle, Dr. Heck continues to serve in the United States Army Reserve having recently returned from a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He currently holds the rank of Colonel and commands a U.S. Army Hospital. In July 2006 he graduated from the prestigious U.S. Army War College, earning a Masters of Strategic Studies.
Dr. Heck represented Senate District 5 in the Nevada Senate 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. It was on these committees that Dr. Heck best utilized his experiences in education, healthcare, and national security to serve the residents of Nevada.
Previously Dr. Heck was a small business owner. He was the President and Medical Director of Specialized Medical Operations. Dr. Heck has served as a member of the Nevada State Homeland Security Commission Sub-committee on Health, the American Osteopathic Association’s Task Force on Bioterrorism, and as the Medical Director for the Nevada Hospital Association’s Hospital Preparedness program. He also serves as the Medical Director for the Southern Nevada Health District’s Office of Public Health Preparedness.
Joe and his wife Lisa, a registered nurse, reside in Henderson with their three children..