Joseph C. Arrascada

District 10 Map of District 10

Washoe County

2021 - Present
(775) 544-4548


  • Audit, Compliance and Title IX Committee (Chair)
  • ad hoc Committee to Review the Policies Governing a Search for Chancellor (Vice Chair)
  • ad hoc Chancellor Search Committee (Vice Chair)
  • Business, Finance and Facilities Committee
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Committee


Regent Joseph C. Arrascada was elected in November 2020 to serve on the Board of Regents as the representative for District 10.

He served as Vice Chair of the Board from January to December 2023.

As Regent, he is honored to Chair the ad hoc Chancellor Search Committee and the Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committees. Additionally, Regent Arrascada is Vice Chair of the Audit, Compliance and Title IX Committee and a member of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Committee.

In September 2022, Regent Arrascada was appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak to serve as the representative of the Nevada System of Higher Education on the State Board of Education. He was reappointed by Governor Joe Lombardo in 2023.

Regent Arrascada is extremely proud of his Basque heritage and the Nevada roots of his family dating back over 120 years. He was born and raised in Reno by loving parents with his three siblings. Regent Arrascada began his education in the Washoe County School District and his higher education at Truckee Meadows Community College. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Nevada, Reno and was previously employed at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care Network.