CARSON CITY, Nevada – Friday, November 4th, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Bruce Jabbour to the Nye County Commission, District 1. Jabbour takes the seat previously held by Commissioner Elect Richard Gardner, who passed away on October 26th.
The seat is currently held by Lorinda Wichman, who is termed out at the end of this month after three terms totaling 12 years of service.
The term will be until the first Monday in January following the next General Election, which will be 2022, per Nevada Revised Statutes 244.040 (2)
“Bruce brings extensive knowledge from his many years in the tourism and hospitality industry,” Governor Sisolak said. “I am confident his experiences will make him an outstanding county commissioner and serve the people of Nye County with honor and distinction.”
Jabbour serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Tonopah Hospitality Services/North Tonopah Development. He previously served as the General Manager and Vice President of Hospitality Gaming for the Carson Station Hotel Casino in Carson City and the General Manager of the MIzpah Hotel during the renovation and grand opening.
Along with his success hospitality and tourism, Jabbour is committed to serving his community by leading and being involved in numerous boards and committees. He is currently the Vice Chair of Nevada Silver Trails Tourism Board, President of the Esmeralda County Economic Development Board, Pastoral Advisor to St. Michael’s Cathedral and member of the Nevada Site Specific Advisory board.
Jabbour became a Nevada resident in 1988 and currently resides in Tonopah with his family. He has as well extensive educational accomplishments being a graduate of University of MGM, Key Realty School, and North Bennet Industrial School.