Sam Lieberman has been a longtime champion of higher education for over three decades in Nevada. A 1996 graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Social Work, Sam has committed himself to our university and community college system both as a student and an active alumnus. Sam serves as the Chairman of the College of Liberal Arts Community Advisory Board, was a board member for the UNLV Alumni Association from 2000 to 2008 and is a past President of the Sigma Chi Alumni Association. Sam is a member of the annual giving council for the UNLV Foundation, and has served on numerous professional search committees within the Nevada System of Higher Education. Sam is committed to enhancing the caliber of higher education for students, faculty, staff and alumni alike. He believes our campuses should be an accessible community resource for Nevadans of all backgrounds.
Sam has also been active in the non-profit sector, serving in various capacities in organizations throughout our community. Currently, Sam serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents (Nevada PEP), a nonprofit, statewide parent training information center for parents of children with disabilities. He also serves as Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter Regional Leadership Council, and has been a board member for HELP of Southern Nevada for over 25 years. Sam also assisted in the start-up of the Independent Transportation Network Las Vegas Valley, which is the Nevada affiliate of a national non-profit transportation network serving seniors and people with visual disabilities.
He served as Chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party from 2008 until 2011, overseeing the party in one of the toughest political environments for Democrats in decades. Sam currently serves simultaneously as the Government and Community Relations Coordinator for Easter Seals Nevada and the Director of Government and Community Affairs for PDQ Printing.