LAS VEGAS — Jewish Nevada, a non-profit organization that serves as the representative organization for the more than 70,000 Jews in Nevada, announced today that President and CEO Stefanie Tuzman has been accepted to participate in the prestigious Executive Leadership Program hosted by the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership.
This 16-month program, launching in January 2021, consists of seminars and learning opportunities for leaders of Jewish non-profit organizations across the country. The program includes a virtual kick-off, three seminars in Boston, a study tour in Israel, small group work, workshops in nonprofit management skills, and individual mentoring to help members strategize for their organizations’ needs.
“I feel honored and excited to be selected to participate in this program,” said Tuzman. “I see this as an opportunity to grow personally and professionally and to continue supporting Jewish Nevada’s mission to build a vibrant community and sustain Jewish life throughout Nevada, Israel and the around the world.”
Tuzman has worked in the Jewish non-profit world for 13 years, nearly her entire professional career. She has held several different roles within Jewish Nevada, including as the director of Young Leadership, director of Women’s Philanthropy and director of Annual Giving. Tuzman spent a short time in Detroit working at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit as the director of NEXTGen before returning to Nevada to take on the role of CEO at Jewish Nevada. Tuzman holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication from Western Michigan University.
About Jewish Nevada
Jewish Nevada is Nevada’s Jewish Federation, serving as the representative organization for the 70,000 Jews in Nevada. It is the only organization charged with assessing and addressing the needs of the entire community. Jewish Nevada works diligently to build a vibrant community and sustain Jewish life throughout Nevada, Israel, and around the world. It is committed to the values of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world); Tzedakah (righteousness and philanthropy); and G’milut Hasadim (acts of kindness and service).