FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2020
Heather Korbulic tapped as Interim Director for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation
Carson City, NV — Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Heather Korbulic as the Interim Director of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
“Heather will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in coordinated project management and strategic problem-solving to the Department,” Gov. Sisolak said. “I am confident that Heather’s dynamic leadership will help strengthen our workforce-driven employment agency and increase the State’s ability to assist Nevadans during this unprecedented time. “
Since September 2016, Korbulic has served as the executive director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange. She will continue to serve in an advisory role.
Korbulic joined the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange as the Chief Operations Officer in August of 2015 after eight years with the Aging and Disability Services Division, where she was the State of Nevada’s Long Term Care Ombudsman. Her extensive background includes the interpretation and application of State and Federal regulations, legislative testimony and advocacy, project management, research and data analysis, budget administration, complaint resolutions, quality assurance development and strategic planning. Korbulic has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon and is a Certified Public Manager.
Korbulic takes over the role from previous director Tiffany Tyler-Garner, who was appointed to the role in early 2019. Dr. Tyler-Garner
“I want to thank Dr. Tyler-Garner for her service and dedication to the residents of Nevada during her time at DETR,” said Gov. Sisolak. “On behalf of the State of Nevada, we wish her nothing but success as she pursues new opportunities. I have no doubt her leadership abilities and commitment to our communities will continue to positively impact Nevadans well into the future.”