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Gov. Jim Gibbons appoints new commissioner
Feb 17, 2010 | 931 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — Gov. Jim Gibbons has named Beth Fleisher as a Commissioner with Nevada Volunteers, the state’s commission for national and community service. Her appointment is for a three year term.

Fleisher is a Human Resources Generalist for Valley Hospital in Las Vegas where she combines duties in Human Resources with management of their volunteer program which currently has 150 active volunteers. She received her Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA) certification in January 2008 and has been active in the Las Vegas chapter of the Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) since 2002. She is currently serving as DOVIA’s president.

“Ms. Fleisher will be a wonderful resource for the Commission,” said Shawn Lecker-Pomaville, CEO of Nevada Volunteers. “We welcome her extensive experience in volunteer management and we look forward to tapping her expertise.”

Fleisher has been involved as a church and community volunteer since junior high school. Her dedication to service is evident. Nevada Volunteers is pleased to have her as member of the board as they move forward with their mission to enhance volunteerism and service through their AmeriCorps programs and their volunteer initiative.

Nevada Volunteers, formerly known as Nevada Commission for National and Community Service, creates countless opportunities for individuals, organizations and businesses across Nevada to engage in volunteering and shape a culture of service and citizenship.

Nevada Volunteers is the Governor’s Commission that administers AmeriCorps programs statewide, sponsors the annual Governor’s Points of Light Awards and promotes volunteerism. Since 1998, over 2,028 AmeriCorps members have served through Nevada Volunteers, providing 1,499,563 hours of service to northern, southern and rural communities. Those members were awarded about $4 million in higher education awards, recruited 30,720 additional volunteers who donated 242,008 hours of volunteer service valued at $4,773,289.

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