Lisa Sherych has over 20 years of experience supporting and advocating for individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities. She started state service in August 2000, primarily serving in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement roles within Developmental Services and Behavioral Health under the Department of Health and Human Services.
She has also worked as an Executive Branch Auditor in the Division of Internal Audits under the Governor’s Finance Office, and as the Agency Manager of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health where she was responsible for a 30-bed inpatient Psychiatric Hospital and Outpatient Behavioral Health Services.
In August 2017, Lisa was appointed Deputy Administrator of Developmental Services for the Aging and Disability Services Division. She was responsible for statewide developmental services provided through Desert Regional Center (DRC) to include DRC’s state-run Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF/IID), Rural Regional Center (RRC) and Sierra Regional Center (SRC).
In April 2019, Lisa was appointed as the Interim Administrator for the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, and was named to the position permanently in July 2019.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Women’s Studies, Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is Green Belt certified in Lean Six Sigma.