Nevada Donor Network (NDN) announced today they have hired Kimberly Flores as a partner liaison in northern Nevada. In this role, Flores will support the mission, goals and strategic plan of NDN by building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with partners, community leaders and businesses through education and outreach designed to maximize organ, eye and tissue donation.
Prior to joining NDN, Flores spent six years working as program director for Dungarvin, NV LLC, which provides services to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities throughout the state. In this role, Flores was the primary advocate for adults with disabilities responsible for promoting their rights, dignity, and respect by providing case management support in a shared living setting. She assisted individuals in obtaining community resources and benefits such as Medicaid, SNAP, and Social Security; conducted onsite health and welfare visits; and provided problem solving and support with crisis management.
Flores graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2015, earning a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Psychology and Social Work as well as a minor in developmental disabilities. Flores is a certified abuse, neglect, and exploitation investigator for Nevada development services and holds a certification in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. Flores has also been a certified first aid and CPR instructor for seven years and teaches CPR to the community in her free time.
Flores is an active member in the community volunteering her time to Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada, Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada, Epilepsy Foundation, and ALS Foundation.
About Nevada Donor Network
Nevada Donor Network is a federally designated 501(c)(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 57 OPOs in the U.S. serving more than 3 million people in the state of Nevada and over 100,000 potential transplant recipients across the country. We 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, we 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.