65th Anniversary Team UWSN Spotlight | Zina Allen

We would like to introduce Zina Allen, our Vice President of Human Resources! In her role, she is responsible for all functions of Human Resources management for UWSN. Zina has a number of responsibilities: making recommendations on organizational policies, procedures, and practices; maintaining and obtaining knowledge of industry trends; and helping to ensure organizational compliance with federal, state, and local legislation on personnel matters. Zina shared, “I’m excited to help lead a hopeful, organizational culture of humility, gratitude, kindness, and fun!” Learn more about Zina by reading our interview with her below.

Please share with us a memory of your time working with UWSN?

One of my favorite recent memories that I have shared with candidates, that depicts the type of caring hearts that we have on the UWSN staff, is hearing one of my teammates share about how she has a lot of work to do for the Southern Nevada community. When I asked what the concern was all about, she explained that she had attended an event where she had obtained some statistics regarding the number of people experiencing homelessness in the community. If we all had that attitude, we would be a mighty force.

What is one thing everyone must do when they visit Las Vegas?

Pick a place to visit outside of the strip.

What is your favorite moment from Las Vegas History?

When I was a teenager, we used to be able to drive up and down Fremont Street. There was a small number of high schools and that is where we would have an opportunity to meet folks outside of each other’s spread out neighborhoods.


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