Tess Peterson, BSW

Program Manger

Tess Peterson is the Program Manager at Nevada Public Health Foundation. She is passionate about empowering youth to reach their highest level of awesome.

In her role at Nevada Public Health Foundation she works across the state educating teens, mandatory reporters and community members on laws related to sex-related crimes and organizes workshops for pregnant and parenting. Tess also assists in the organizing and planning of trainings, events, and conferences for state agencies.

Tess is a graudate of Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, and is currently attending University of Nevada Reno for her Master's degree in Social Work. She spends her spare time outdoors with her husband and their dog.


“As the Health Information Manager, I believe one of the best ways to reach our vision at NPHF of ‘a healthy future for Nevada communities and the people who live in them.’ is to provide educational outreach opportunities to Nevadans using scientifically based, medically and legally accurate information.” -Tess Peterson