Lisa Burkhead

A native Las Vegan, Lisa is a first-generation American Latina who has spent her life educating Nevada’s students. She worked for 25 years in CCSD as an English and Spanish teacher, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, and Principal at the middle school and high school levels. After retiring from CCSD, Lisa served as Nevada’s Lieutenant Governor. Throughout her career, Lisa has worked to bring people together and build a community that makes parents, students, and educators proud and productive. As CRSV’s new President, she will continue her lifelong dedication to ensuring student achievement and success, particularly for the underserved.