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WHEREAS, after a distinguished 55 year career as a banker in the Reno/Sparks community David A. Funk will retire; and

WHEREAS, since July 2010 David Funk has served as Senior Vice President at Umpqua Bank in Reno; and

WHEREAS, through his career David Funk has served in the local financial services industry at Nevada Security Bank, Bank of the West, Sierra Bank of Nevada, Pioneer Citizens Bank of Nevada, and began his banking career at Nevada Bank of Commerce; and

WHEREAS, David Funk has also served on the regional and national level as a board member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Chairman of the Western Independent Bankers Association, Chairman of the Marine Memorial Association in San Francisco, and as the only Nevada banker to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Bankers Association in Washington, D.C.; and

WHEREAS, David Funk has served the community through his work as Chairman of the Board of Kids' Club, membership committee of Washoe Health Systems, Chairman of the Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce, board member of Hot August Nights, and board member of the Committee to Aid Abused Women; and

WHEREAS, David attended the University of Nevada, Reno and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, Washington; and

WHEREAS, Dave has been a dedicated member of the Nevada State Board of Finance, serving four terms beginning with his appointment to the board in 2001 by Governor Kenny Guinn; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Dave on his outstanding tenure and joins his family, friends, and colleagues in sending best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 25, 2016 a day in honor of

 DAVID A. FUNK

 

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