May 28, 2019

Rita Vaswani appointed to UNLV’s School of Nursing Advisory Board

LAS VEGAS – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing recently appointed Rita Vaswani to its advisory board.


Vaswani is vice president, client relationship manager for Nevada State Bank and has more than two decades of banking experience. She also has a strong background in health care and focuses on banking relationships primarily serving Nevada’s health care industry.


With Vaswani’s appointment, she will provide advice, counsel and support to the School of Nursing and will establish partnerships that benefit the school and its impact in Southern Nevada. 


Dedicated to volunteerism and her community, Vaswani serves on several medical, nonprofit and advocacy boards.  Recently appointed to Steve Sisolak’s transition advisory committee, she is also the Founder/President of the Nevada Congressional Awards Board and a member of the National Congressional Awards Board. Additionally, Vaswani serves as an executive board member of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada, a member of the Clark County Community Development Advisory Committee, is president of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Governor’s Economic Development for Nevada-India Business Development Council, and an executive board member of the nonprofit organization FirstMed Health & Wellness.

Vaswani has also served as vice chair for the board of governors for Centennial Hills Hospital since its opening and volunteers with a medical tourism group in Nevada.


Earlier this year, Vaswani was appointed Roseman University of Health Sciences Chairman for the College of Medicine “Breakthrough in Medicine!” fundraising campaign. She also is on the Advisory Board for the Touro University School of Medicine and is on the Board of Directors for the Community Board at Dignity Health – St. Rose Hospitals.


Vaswani was honored as one of the 2014, 2015 and 2018 Las Vegas’ Top 100 Women of Influence, Distinguished Women of Nevada, and Woman of the Year by the Asian Community Resource Center of Nevada.


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