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WHEREAS, Bertha Thurston has dedicated more than 30 years of outstanding service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, she has been a dedicated public servant in the State Industrial Insurance System and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation serving the citizens of the State of Nevada as an Administrative Aide, Worker's Compensation Tech I, II & III, Worker's Compensation Program Specialist 111, Claims Examiner and Adjudicator; and

WHEREAS, Bertha's outstanding customer service and knowledge of the policies of the State, Department and Division along with her work ethic and her quest for excellence in her work is an example for all who work in public service; and

WHEREAS, she is noted for her dedication, commitment, perseverance and compassionate service to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation and the Employment Security Division and throughout her career has exhibited drive and vision to improve service to the public; and

WHEREAS, Bertha has improved the lives of her customers and colleagues who have experienced her commitment to the highest standards of public service and she is known as a person with grace and generosity; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Bertha on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee and joins her family, friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation to her 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  October 4, 2016 as a day in hnor of



 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson