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WHEREAS, Andrea Arthurholtz is retiring from the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services after more than 22 years of loyal, diligent and exceptional public service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Andrea began her career with the State of Nevada in October 1994, as an Administrative Aide for the Nevada Highway Patrol through the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety; and

WHEREAS, Andrea continued her State of Nevada career, moving to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in October 1995, at which time she served as a Management Assistant II and was promoted to Management Assistant III, Staff Professional Trainee, Compliance Investigator II, Supervisory Consumer Complaint Resolution and System Operations Manager, and while at the PUC she initiated an internet system which enabled concerned citizens to file and substantiate complaints, view notices, and dockets, virtually; and

WHEREAS, Andrea served the students of the Silver State through the Nevada System of Higher Education during her assignment at the Community College of Southern Nevada; and those in need through her dedicated service to low-income families with Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, providing access to food, medical assistance, monetary assistance and other resources to stabilize families; and

WHEREAS, Andrea has distinguished herself through her commitment, loyalty and service, and will be sincerely missed, both professionally and personally, by all who have had the pleasure and good fortune to work with her; and

WHEREASthe State of Nevada commends Andrea on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee with admiration for her many contributions which have benefitted Nevadans; and joins her friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation for her years of service, with best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  November 4, 2016 as a day in honor of



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