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WHEREAS, Martha Schott-Bernius has been an exceptional public servant beginning her career with the State of Nevada, Division of Welfare as a Social Worker on November 26, 1990 and culminating her state . Health Program Manager with the Aging and Disability Services Division, Nevada Early Intervention Services on July 29,2016 with more than 25 years of state service; and

WHEREAS, Martha Schott-Bernius has exemplified the highest of standards and values in her profession as she carried out her responsibilities as a Social Worker, Developmental Specialist and Health Program Manager assuring that quality Early Intervention Services were provided to Nevada’s children and families; and

WHEREAS, Martha Schott-Bernius is to be commended for her passionate and tireless dedication in advocating for families receiving early intervention services, nurturing and mentoring stag supporting early intervention services contractors, collaborating with community providers and establishing intern placement to facilitate the development of skilled early intervention staffing rural Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Martha has been the voice for frontier N d a Early Intervention Services and was instrumental in opening satellite offices in Ely and Winnemucca in order to provide timely and economical services to children and families in our rural areas; and

WHEREAS, Martha is described by co-workers and friends as a team player, dedicated, hard-working, professional, positive, and optimistic with a great sense of humor and she will sincerely be missed by all who have had the pleasure and good fortune to work with her; and

WHEREAS, on behalf of the citizens of the State of Nevada, we would like to thank and commend Martha for her many years of devoted and honorable service to the Silver State and wish her continued success in all her -re endeavors;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  July 29, 2016 as a day in honor of

 Matha Schott-Bernius

 

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