Sam Lieberman
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Regent Sam Lieberman

Sam Lieberman

District 5 - Clark County (map)

4300 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: (702) 286-0739
Fax: (702) 889-8495
Email: sam_lieberman@nshe.nevada.edu

 


Sam Lieberman has been a longtime champion of higher education for over three decades in Nevada. He currently serves as vice chair of the Cultural Diversity and Title IX Compliance Committee. He is also a member of the Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee; Athletics Committee; Audit and Compliance Committee; and Community College Committee. In July 2015, he was appointed by Governor Sandoval to serve on the Independent Living Advisory Council for the State of Nevada. Regent Lieberman was appointed by the Board of Regents to serve as the representative of the Nevada System of Higher Education on the State Board of Education and the Springs Preserve Board of Trustees.

A 1996 graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Social Work, Regent Lieberman has committed himself to our university and community college system both as a student and an active alumnus. He serves as the chairman of the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Community Advisory Board, was a board member for the UNLV Alumni Association from 2000 to 2008 and is a past president of the Sigma Chi Alumni Association. Regent Lieberman is a member of the annual giving council for the UNLV Foundation and has served on numerous professional search committees within the Nevada System of Higher Education. He is committed to enhancing the caliber of higher education for students, faculty, staff and alumni alike. Regent Lieberman believes our campuses should be an accessible community resource for Nevadans of all backgrounds.

Regent Lieberman has also been active in the non-profit sector, serving in various capacities in organizations throughout our community. He serves as chairman of the Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter Regional Leadership Council, and has been a board member for HELP of Southern Nevada for over 25 years. Regent Lieberman previously served as the chairman of the Board of Directors and treasurer for Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents (Nevada PEP), a non-profit, statewide parent training information center for parents of children with disabilities. He also assisted in the start-up of the Independent Transportation Network Las Vegas Valley, which is the Nevada affiliate of a national non-profit transportation network serving seniors and people with visual disabilities.

Regent Lieberman served as chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party from 2008-2011, overseeing the party in one of the toughest political environments for Democrats in decades. He currently serves simultaneously as the Government and Community Relations Coordinator for Easter Seals of Nevada and the Director of Government and Community Affairs for PDQ Printing.

Education

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1996
    B.A., Social Work

Professional Experience

  • Government and Community Affairs Specialist, Easter Seals of Nevada
  • Government Affairs Director, PDQ Printing
  • Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator, New Las Vegas Marathon
  • Regional Representative, Office of Senator Harry Reid
  • District Representative, Office of Congresswoman Shelley Berkley

Civic and Professional Affiliations

  • Treasurer and Past Board Chair, Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents
  • Past Chair, Nevada State Democratic Party
  • Board Member, HELP of Southern Nevada
  • Board Member and Chair of Regional Leadership Council, Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter
  • Vice President, Southern Nevada Sigma Chi Alumni Association
  • Past Chair, UNLV College of Liberal Arts Advisory Board
  • Past Officer and Board Member, UNLV Alumni Association

Honors and Awards

  • UNLV College of Liberal Arts Alumni of the Year, 2009