General Public Representative
Sally Wiley was born in Winnemucca and has lived in Gardnerville since 2001. She attended Merritt Junior College in Oakland, California, and retired from the investment industry. Mrs. Wiley is a member of Carson Valley SERTOMA, Douglas County Republican Women, the Douglas County Republican Central Committee, Gold Star Mothers of America, Sierra Nevada Blue Star Mothers, and St. Gall Catholic Church. She also volunteers for the Army National Guard, Carson Valley Food Closet, St. Gall Women’s Society, and St. Gall Catholic Church. She is married to James Wiley and is the mother of three sons, Sean Diamond (deceased), Michael Diamond and Jason Diamond, and is a grandmother of nine.
Her son, Staff Sergeant Sean Diamond, was killed by an improvised explosive devise while serving his third tour in Iraq in February 2009. Mrs. Wiley is very pleased with her appointment and says, “My way of honoring Sean is to continue working with the soldiers, their families, and the veterans.” She was appointed as a member of the general public.