Matza elected as president of Jewish Family Service Agency board

LAS VEGAS – Bruce R. Matza has been elected to serve as president of the Board of Jewish Family Service Agency of Greater Las Vegas.

Matza is the immediate past president of Congregation Ner Tamid in Henderson and has served in leadership positions in previous congregations in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois and Dallas, Texas. He served as an officer on the regional board of the Union of Reform Judaism and also as a volunteer facilitator for the URJ, where he conducted board retreats and training for congregations across the country.

His professional career includes working as an advisor and mentor to executives and physicians in strategic thinking, customer retention and collaborative leadership. He is on the faculty for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute.

“These are exciting times for Jewish Family Service Agency as we begin to implement new strategies to better serve the greater Las Vegas community,” Matza said. “We will be placing a greater emphasis on counseling and adoption services and looking for ways to reach greater numbers of clients in Henderson and Summerlin. We also want to expand our services to the senior community.”

Jewish Family Service Agency is a nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving the Las Vegas community for more than 30 years. It offers counseling, counseling in schools, senior services, adoption and emergency assistance, Holocaust survivor assistance, a food pantry, Project Ezra to assist clients seeking employment, and a growing volunteer program.