Lisa Morris Hibbler
Lisa Morris Hibbler, began her career with the city of Las Vegas in 1997. Over that time she has served the community in many positions, including as the director of the city’s Youth Development & Social Innovation Department.
Morris Hibbler is a proven strategist with extensive experience in the areas of community, youth and workforce development, code enforcement and homeless prevention.
During her tenure with the city, she has led many successful projects include the EVOLVE Ex-Offender Re-Entry Program, Foreclosure Prevention Partnership Program, Emergency Housing Assistance Program, Strong Start Academies (Pre-K), ReInvent Schools Las Vegas, Safekey, Las Vegas My Brother’s Keeper and the Batteries Included Teen Leadership Councils.
In 2018, Morris-Hibbler spearheaded the city’s successful effort to be named an All- America City by the National Civic League. Las Vegas is the first city in Nevada to have won the award that celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, town, cities, counties, tribes and regions that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges.
More recently, she has taken the lead with Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman on the implementation of the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE. The fund identifies key city initiatives that would benefit from private investment, raises funds to support those projects and manages funded projects with excellence.
Morris-Hibbler has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also holds a
doctorate in public administration from the University of La Verne in La Verne, California.
Dr. Morris Hibbler is married and the proud mother of three children.