Sara Price Mason was born in New Jersey in 1962 and raised in Miami, Florida. Sara graduated from the University of Florida in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Cum Laude, and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Sara earned her Juris Doctor degree, Cum Laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 1989. In law school she was a member of the Inter-American Law Journal and was granted the American Jurisprudence Award for Environmental Law. After graduating, Sara continued on for several years as a Legal Research, Writing and Moot Court Instructor, while also working for the Dade County Attorney’s Office (CAO) in Miami, Florida. For the CAO, she served as staff attorney to the Department of Environmental Resources Management and as lead attorney for the Public Health Trust, the governing authority for Jackson Memorial Hospital and indigent healthcare system for Dade County. Sara moved to Las Vegas in 1996.
In Las Vegas, Sara continued her civil practice with the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, representing a variety of boards and commissions until 2000 when she was assigned exclusively to the Colorado River Commission of Nevada (CRC). She remained with the CRC through 2005 and has continued serving the CRC as special consultant. She is further engaged in matters concerning water accounting, transfer, acquisition, and diversion; hydro-electric and supplemental power generation and allocation; and state water permitting and water quality.