Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumni of the Year
Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler
’96 BA Environmental Studies
Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler is the deputy director of the City of Las Vegas Office of Community Services. She manages $15 million in programs and services related to education reform, affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, youth afterschool programs, Safekey, and community initiatives including, but not limited to the Mayor’s Faith Initiative and ending homelessness. Dr. Hibbler also serves as Mayor Goodman’s advisor on education.
After earning her degrees from UNLV, Dr. Morris Hibbler attended University of La Verne and received a doctoral degree in public administration in 2005. Dr. Hibbler is president of the Psi Upsilon Omega graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. As a devoted public servant, Dr. Hibbler spends most of her time working on community issues related to juvenile justice reform, promoting adoption and foster care, and preparing youth to enter post-secondary education. She was appointed by Governor Sandoval to the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice and the Juvenile Justice Commission. Dr. Morris Hibbler also serves on the advisory board for the UNLV School of Environmental and Public Affairs.