WHEREAS, this administration has led a five-year effort to diversify Nevada's economy and create new, high-quality jobs throughout the State;
WHEREAS, job creation in innovative sectors of the economy, together with an economic recovery in the traditional industries of Nevada, is leading to the emergence of new economic and employment opportunities in the Silver State;
WHEREAS, a highly-skilled, diverse workforce is critical to the success of new companies seeking employees in the technology, advanced manufacturing, education, and health care sectors;
WHEREAS, our continued success in growing and sustaining a more diversified economy depends on innovative workforce development programs that will support the labor market needs of Nevada;
WHEREAS, the component pieces of Nevada's workforce development system exist in many different departments and agencies of State government, which must in turn coordinate and assist the activities of many different local government entities and nonprofit organizations;
WHEREAS, there exists a need for enhanced cooperation and collaboration among all entities engaged in workforce development;
WHEREAS, I, as Governor of the State of Nevada, issued Executive Order 2015-08 on June 23, 2015, revising the Governor's Workforce Development Board in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 0,NIOA); and
WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada."