Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced that Jeri Crawford has joined its Board of Trustees.
“Jeri Crawford is nationally recognized for her extraordinary talents and accomplishments,” said Karen Rubel, President and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice. “She is highly attuned to the Las Vegas community and has consistently found creative solutions that enrich our lives. Jeri’s skill and experience make her an outstanding addition to our Board.”
Jeri Crawford is President of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, serving on the organization’s Board since 2005. During her tenure, Ms. Crawford established the orchestra as the resident company at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, while expanding initiatives focused on youth enrichment and community engagement. Under her guidance, the Youth Concert Series has grown its free concerts, music education and Music Van program to reach over 30,000 Clark County School District students every year.
A recognized leader in the arts and philanthropy, Ms. Crawford was a Founder of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. In 2015, she was invited to join the prestigious Kennedy Center’s National Symphony Orchestra Trustees and recently was elected Vice President, serving on the Executive Committee. She is also a managing owner of Green Valley Grocery.
Previously, The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Las Vegas Chapter, recognized Ms. Crawford as an Outstanding Philanthropist and the National Association of Women Business Owners recognized her as a Woman of Distinction for her extraordinary contributions to the arts.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine for over 40 years, is the oldest, largest and only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 hospice and palliative care patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an inpatient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group, and family counseling services to address grief, loss, and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org