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Nevada Cancer Institute Names Stephen J. Cloobeck Chairman of the Board

Cloobeck's global expertise and national presence make him uniquely qualified to lead NVCI

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts International® (DRI), has been elected as Chairman of the Board for the Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) effective July 1, 2009. Cloobeck succeeds founding Chairman of the Board, Heather Murren, who served as the Institute's only chairman since NVCI was founded eight years ago.

John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D., NVCI director and CEO, said "I've watched Heather build up the Institute from our very first day. She has done a remarkable job and has achieved so much in such a short time. On behalf of the Institute, I thank Heather for her leadership and vision, and I look forward to working with Stephen and continuing the mission of NVCI by taking the Institute to the next level of research and care."

Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) is the official cancer institute for the State of Nevada. A nonprofit organization, NVCI is committed to reducing the burden of cancer by pursuing the development of a comprehensive cancer research institute, as defined by the National Cancer Institute. Through the knowledge and expertise of the finest scientists, clinicians, educators and caregivers, the Institute provides hope to communities in Nevada, the southwest and beyond through research, education, early detection, prevention and high quality patient care. NVCI is striving for a future without cancer that is achieved through initiated and collaborative research in basic, clinical and population science. Learn more.

Outgoing Chairman Heather Murren stated recently, "I am very proud and touched to be able to entrust my duties as chairman to someone as dedicated to the mission of the NVCI as Stephen. He is not only passionately committed to serving those in our community touched by cancer but also to advancing science and finding a cure."

Having served as a member of the NVCI Board of Directors since 2003, Stephen J. Cloobeck is also a member of its executive committee and has chaired NVCI's buildings and grounds committee and is a founder and ongoing philanthropic supporter of the Institute. Additionally, Mr. Cloobeck has served as a member of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and is active in a wide range of community affairs on the local, state and national levels. He is a founder of the Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Awareness and recently concluded his service on the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Academy. He also works with many charities and civic organizations, including the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Kids, the Police Athletic League, Boy Scouts of America, Inner City Games, Alzheimer's Association, Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation and Autism Speaks, as well as numerous regional organizations.

"Just as Diamond Resorts International® is committed to providing its owners, members and guest with simplicity, choice and comfort on a global scale, I am honored to share my financial expertise, international business development success and organizational leadership qualities with NVCI to further their collective commitment to supporting research to find a cure for cancer and with reaching its goal of becoming a national center of excellence," says Cloobeck.

About DRI

Diamond Resorts International®, with global headquarters in Las Vegas, Nev., is one of the largest vacation ownership companies in the world with nearly 150 branded and affiliated resorts and more than 23,000 guest beds in 21 countries with destinations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Offering simplicity, choice and comfort to more than 380,000 owners and members through the branded hospitality service of more than 5,500 team members worldwide, Diamond Resorts International® is dedicated to providing its guests with effortless and relaxing vacation experiences every time, for a lifetime. To learn more, visit

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