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WHEREAS, Anthony "Tony" Gould has served the Silver State with distinction for 26 years; and

WHEREAS, he began State service with, the Department of corrections in 1985 and later worked with the Board of Examiners before returning to the Depart merit of Corrections as a Correctional Officer, and in 1988 Tony left State service for 4 years upon his return he joined the State Industrial Insurance System, receiving two promotions in 1998; and

WHEREAS, Tony accepted a promotion with the Department of Taxation in 1999, and then promoted once again in 2002 with the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, and in 2004 he promoted the Division of Child and Family Services; ultimately returning to the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services in 2006 where he has remained a loyal and integral part of the Requirements, Testing and Training Unit for the last 10 years; and

WHEREAS, Tony has always been very thorough and detailed in the documentation required of his position as a Business Analyst II - Requirements Coordinator, and has shared his much appreciated sense of humor with Division staff, bringing levity into the workplace, especially during stressful times; and

WHEREAS, Tony has assisted Division staff with his expertise, training unit staff in both requirements and test, and he has received accolades from coworkers and other Division personnel, and has been personally requested as a point of contact because of his knowledge of specific systems; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins Tony Gould's colleagues and friends in recognizing his exceptional dedication and service to the State of Nevada, with appreciation and best wishes for a happy, healthy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  December 20, 2016 as a day in honor of

 Anthony Gould

 

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