LAS VEGAS — Nevada Donor Network (NDN) announced today the appointment of 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 (OPOs), tissue banks, eye banks and tissue processors.
In his new position, Lunn will plan, direct and coordinate the operations of tissue and ocular donation services and NDN’s Northern Nevada departments. He will support the nonprofit’s mission, goals and strategic plan through the development, implementation and evaluation of effective management and recovery practices designed to increase ocular and tissue donations in the state of Nevada.
“I am honored to join the mission-driven, high performing team at Nevada Donor Network,” said Lunn. “I am eager to get started in my new role and assist the team in the pursuit of continued organizational growth and performance to maximize the gift of life and health.”
Lunn currently sits on the American Association of Tissue Banks Board of Governors, serving as the co-chair of the Accredited Tissue Bank Council. His past industry appointments include Tissue Council Chair for the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations, member of the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Board of Directors and member of the EBAA Accreditation Board.
Additionally, Lunn is a certified tissue bank specialist and eye bank technician. He received an advanced management certificate from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and holds master’s degrees in business administration and health sector management from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
About Nevada Donor Network
Nevada Donor Network is a federally designated 501©(3) not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) committed to maximizing the gift of life and health through organ and tissue donation. Established in 1987, Nevada Donor Network is one of only 58 OPOs in the U.S. serving more than three million people in the state of Nevada and 110,000 potential transplant recipients across the country. They work collaboratively with hospital staff and community partners to promote research and provide a strong support network to courageous donor families who’ve turned loss into hope. At Nevada Donor Network, they encourage Nevadans to help individuals in need of life-saving transplants through education, research and action. Nevada Donor Network is a member of Donate Life Nevada, an affiliate of Donate Life America, whose state-wide efforts encourage Nevadans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors. For more information, please visit www.nvdonor.org/