Gerri Schroder was elected at large to the Henderson City Council in April 2007 and re-elected 2011 and 2015, representing Ward I. Councilwoman Schroder serves with the Mayor and fellow council members as the legislative branch of the Henderson community, responsible for setting policies and making decisions concerning many different aspects of local government. The City Council also approves the city’s budget.
As Councilwoman, Schroder represents the city on the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition, Workforce Connections Local Elected Officials Consortium and the Clark County School District Oversight Committee on School Facilities. She serves as the council representative on the City of Henderson Cultural Arts and Tourism Commission and is a member of the Henderson Development Association and the Henderson Redevelopment Agency. She also serves on the Henderson Community Foundation Chairman's Council. Councilwoman Schroder previously served on the Governor's Workforce Investment Board Manufacturing Sector Council and the Mining and Materials Sector Council.
Councilwoman Schroder was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of
Directors in November 2016 and will serve on the Board Legislative Action Committee. She also serves as Chair of the NLC's Community & Economic Development Committee, First-Tier Suburbs Council and as Vice-Chair of the Western Municipal Association.