Immunize Nevada welcomed three new team members to its growing organization. Marissa Medeiros has joined the statewide nonprofit as its community manager, and Aaliyah Goodie is a COVID-19 vaccine project manager, while David Perez has rejoined Immunize Nevada as its public affairs and community engagement manager.
“We’re excited to welcome Marissa and Aaliyah and to welcome back David to our growing team during this critical time in our history,” said Heidi Parker, executive director of Immunize Nevada. “We’re very proud to continue building a team of talented public health professionals who are committed to educating Nevadans about immunizations and providing resources when and where they’re needed.”
Before joining Immunize Nevada, Medeiros served as the account, traffic and production supervisor for the Eldorado Resort Casino, Silver Legacy Resort Casino and Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Reno, where she oversaw multiple projects while building key relationships with clients and vendors. She brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing, administration, and event planning to her new role.
Goodie previously served as project manager and data analyst for the Children’s Advocacy Alliance in Las Vegas, where she led the KIDS COUNT initiative, a premier source of data on issues related to children and families. She earned her master’s degree in public health with an emphasis in epidemiology and biostatistics from UNLV and earned her bachelor’s degree in public health from San Diego State University.
Perez spent the past year as the community impact program manager for United Way of Southern Nevada, where he was responsible for overseeing and managing four key grants administered by UWSN. He recently rejoined Immunize Nevada and resumed responsibilities for managing and implementing its public relations and communication strategies statewide. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from UNLV and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and media studies at UNLV.
About Immunize Nevada
Immunize Nevada is widely recognized as Nevada’s trusted resource for immunizations and community health for all ages by fostering education and statewide collaboration. Immunize Nevada’s vision is healthy communities across Nevada protected from vaccine-preventable disease. For more information, visit ImmunizeNevada.org.