HSS Staff

Eileen Biosi
Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Eileen Biosi serves as the executive assistant to the vice chancellor of the HSS, joining the organization in 2007.  She also serves as the office manager for Nevada System of Higher Education Las Vegas office, and as an assistant to the chancellor.  Prior to joining the HSS, Eileen worked for five years at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and before that at an Investment Management firm on the east coast.  Eileen has a certificate degree in Business Management from St. John Fisher College.


Lee Quick
Manager of Health Sciences

Lee Quick is the manager for health sciences at the NSHE. Ms. Quick was Program Director of residential treatment facilities for chronically mentally ill adults in Atlanta and Las Vegas. She was also a Senior Project Manager and later Director of Project Management for advertising agencies in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Most recently, Ms. Quick was the Director of the Supportive Services Department for the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.

In addition to her professional commitments, Ms. Quick has worked extensively as a volunteer and board member for several community-based, charitable organizations in Atlanta, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.  She is actively involved as a member of the Clark County School District’s Prime Six Committee and the Superintendent’s Educational Opportunities Advisory Council.

Ms. Quick earned her B.A. in Psychology from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, her M.S. in Psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and her M.F.A. in Photography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  Ms. Quick completed a Legislative Fellowship Program with the Women’s Research and Education Institute, working with a Chief of Staff in a congressional office on Capitol Hill.

Tessa Stewart
Manager of Public Affairs

Tessa Stewart has been with the HSS since early 2007, currently working in a part time capacity in a government and public affairs and communications role.  Tessa works on communication and messaging strategies for the Health Sciences Systems for both internal and external audiences, including a monthly newsletter to a wide audience highlighting the work of the HSS and the health science programs from the individual higher education institutions. She previously worked in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Senator Harry Reid in a longtime communications and media advisory role.