William A. Bible
William Bible graduated from Stanford University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science, followed by a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1971 from the University of Nevada, Reno. Mr. Bible's Masters program emphasized capital budgeting, resource allocation, portfolio management, and general financial management.
Mr. Bible served the State of Nevada as the Chief Assistant Budget Administrator from 1971 to 1973 and as the Deputy Budget Administrator from 1973 to 1977. In these positions, he developed and monitored all state agencies' budgets, supervised the state's accounts payable process, and conducted management studies aimed at streamlining government operations.
From 1977 to 1983, Mr. Bible served first as the Assembly Fiscal Analyst and then as the Director of the Division of Fiscal Analysis of the Legislative Counsel Bureau. In these capacities, Mr. Bible supervised a division with the primary respondibility of providing the Legislature with an independent analysis of budgetary and fiscal matters.
In 1983, Mr. Bible was appointed by former Governor Richard Bryans as the Director of the State's Administration Department. As such he administered the several related divisions and programs related to this department. In this capacity, Mr. Bible prepared and presented a $2.5 billion biennial budget for over 12,000 state employees and programs, projected revenues and receipts, and developed a general economic forecast for the public sector, as well as analyzed federal budget policies on state and local budgets.
In 1988 Mr. Bible was appointed by Acting Governor Robert Miller as the Chairman of the State Gaming Control Board. In his current position, Mr. Bible is responsible for the direction and administration of the Board and its staff, for administering an $18 million budget, and for ensuring compliance with gaming statutes and regulations by some 2,300 licensees throughout the State of Nevada. Mr. Bible was re-appointed by Governor Robert Miller to serve as Chairman, where he worked until his retirement in October 1998.
Mr. Bible currently serves as a member of the Nevada Ethics Commission.