Before returning to NRHA, Lena served as the Director of the Nevada Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and in this role was responsible for administering the agency’s student exchange and health workforce development programs. Mrs. Frias had oversight for the legislative, fiscal and program activities of the agency.
Lena possesses strong fiscal and analytical skills having spent the majority of her career working in finance and program management roles. Her focus is to optimize business processes within the Rental Services department, implementing effective organizational change and development to support NRHA in its mission to provide affordable housing opportunities to all rural Nevadans.
Lena and her husband reside in Gardnerville and embrace the “Don’t Fence Me In” spirit of Nevada, spending their free time exploring the Silver State’s back country via Jeep.