Stefanie Fassbender, virtual design and construction manager with Burke Construction Group, was listed 16th on the BuiltWorlds 2020 Adoption Leaders 50 List. The list highlights those in leadership roles within the architecture, engineering and construction industry that help their companies discover, select and integrate new technologies into their operations.
Branden Murphy, MSNed, RN, CPN, CCRN, was named director of nursing for Silver State Pediatric. Murphy, who has more than 10 years of experience in pediatric nursing, most recently served as a nursing professor at Arizona College in Las Vegas.
Nevada Donor Network appointed Daniel Lunn as vice president of tissue operations for the organization. Lunn has spent more than 23 years in the transplant field, holding various positions in senior leadership and clinical roles with organ procurement organizations, tissue banks, eye banks and tissue processors. In addition, Nevada Donor Network Foundation appointed Jan Jones Blackhurst, Mitch Britten, James Jimmerson and Rita Vaswani as founding board members. Jones Blackhurst is the former mayor of Las Vegas and a member of the Caesars Entertainment board of directors. Britten is CEO and founder of Thrive Cannabis. Since admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1976, Jimmerson has made a name for himself in the legal field. Vaswani is the vice president, client relationship manager for Nevada State Bank. As members of the board, each will help the foundation’s mission to maximize the gift of life and health through organ and tissue donation.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced that Madeline Burak has joined his administration team as director of community outreach and constituent affairs, and Vincent Nava was hired to serve as press assistant. Previously, Burak served as area director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Houston, and as chief of staff to Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve. Prior to joining the governor’s team, Nava