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WHEREAS, Mr. Gary A. Bell will retire after having served the State of Nevada with distinction for 25 years, working in support of the Nevada State Welfare Division, the State Industrial Insurance System (SIIS), Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Industrial Insurance Regulation Section (IIRS), and the Workers' Compensation Section (WCS); and

WHEREAS, Gary supported a fair and effective regulatory framework as the Supervisor of the Northern District Employer Compliance Unit, a role in which he endeavored to protect Nevada workers through ensuring Nevada’s employers’ compliance with mandatory coverage provisions; and

WHEREAS, Gary ultimately attained a leadership position within WCS, providing truly superior service to the section and to the State of Nevada as the WCS Northern Distinct Manager, supervising three sections responsible for critical tasks assigned to the Northern District; and

WHEREAS, Gary's support for Nevada injured employees, Nevada employers, and his service to the state's Workers' Compensation Insurance Industry have proved invaluable and are exemplary of the highest standards of dedication to public service and professional excellence; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins Gary's colleagues, friends, and loved ones in extending best wishes to him for a happy unfulfilling retirement, with appreciation for his many years of distinguished service to the Silver State;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  March 14, 2016, as a day in honor of



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