• May 21, 2022
  • 9:40 AM

Community Outreach


Community Outreach

Evan Rush - Director - Southern Nevada Outreach

Evan Rush is the Southern Nevada Outreach Director for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. He oversees community outreach efforts in southern Nevada as well as participating in community groups and professional organizations. In addition, Rush manages and supports the Nevada Veteran Advocate (NVA) volunteers within his area of responsibility.

Rush brings vast experience in connecting veterans to needed services and maintains a strong background in helping veterans with disabilities. He most recently served as a Disabled Veteran Outreach Program (DVOP) specialist for the Department of Education, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) in Las Vegas. He also managed the Combat Stress Recovery Program (CSRP) for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) in Seattle, WA and Honolulu, HI.

Rush served in the Navy from 1986 to 2006.  He was a hangar/ flight deck aircraft director on the USS Nimitz (CVN-68).  Seeking other opportunities, Rush changed military occupations and served as a Master-at-Arms (Military Police). He was involved in several deployments around the world. In 2006, he retired from naval service.

Contact: Rushe@veterans.nv.gov

For more information on NDVS Benefits and Services or to connect with a Veterans Service Officer click HERE


Eduardo Martinez - Director - Northern Nevada Outreach

Eduardo is a strategically minded professional with 5 years of experience in the Public Relations arena. His work history has focused on increasing awareness of veteran benefits and services through his work in the United States Senate and now at the Department of Veteran Services. While in the Senate, he helped craft relationships with many businesses, community groups, and resource channels. As a result of his work he was recognized in the Nevada Latin Chamber’s Influencers Magazine in December 2018. Eduardo is graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno where he earned a bachelors in Political Science and has earned a Strategic Communications Certificate from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

Contact: Martineze@veterans.nv.gov

For more information on NDVS Benefits and Services or to connect with a Veterans Service Officer click HERE