Lillian is a lifelong Nevada resident who graduated from UNLV with both a B.A. and an M.A. She has also taught at both UNLV and CCSN and was a school psychologist with the Clark County School District. She has been honored by the American Bar Association as one of the first 100 women admitted to practice law in the State of Nevada. Lillian has served as a member of the March of Dimes Board; the Pahrump Senior Citizens Board of Directors; and the State Bar of Nevada Family Law Council.
Lillian was awarded the Trinity Educational Foundation Humanitarian Award for 2000. Lillian was named Charitable Planner of the Year in 2002 for the UNLV Foundation. She also sat on the Advisory Board for Nevada Council on Problem Gambling; the Citizens Advisory Board for the High Desert Prison; and is a lifetime member of the Emerald Society of Nevada, a Police and Fire Organization. In 2001, she was named a Colleague of the Nevada Law Foundation, and received Governor Kenny Guinn’s Proclamation declaring May 7, 2001 to be “A Day in Honor of Lillian Sondgeroth” for her pro-bono work with missing and exploited children.
Currently Lillian is an Elected Nye County State Delegate for 2010/2012 and a very active member of Nye County Republican Central Committee, and was the Chair of the Reagan 100th Birthday Dinner Event 2011. She is the Pahrump Valley Republican Women’s Immediate Past President; and the Pahrump Valley Ladies Aux VFW. Lillian is extremely active in the fundraising to build an in-patient hospice facility in Pahrump, Nevada.