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WHEREAS, Micheleen “Miki” Allard has served the State of Nevada and the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services for 26 years with excellence and compassion; and

WHEREAS, Miki Allard began her career with the State of Nevada as a Family Services Specialist, serving in this capacity for eight years before serving during the 1999 Legislative Session; and

WHEREAS, Miki returned to the Agency in her newly promoted capacity of Social Services Program Specialist 2, in February 2001, and in August 2004 she was promoted to a Social Services Program Specialist 3, where she has served as the Division's Public Information Officer, Legislative Liaison and Staff Specialist to the Administrator; and

WHEREAS, throughout her public service career, Miki has been a conscientious and dedicated public servant who provided exceptional state service, impacting the lives of many Nevadans; and

WHEREAS, Miki completed the Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program, a nationally recognized and accredited leadership development program in March 2011, and her CPM project for the Community Outreach Program allowed low-income Nevadans to apply for social service benefits in locations other than DWSS offices, which has had a positive effect in communities across the state; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Miki on her many contributions which have benefitted the people of Nevada; and joins her friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation 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  December 31, 2016 as a day in honor of

 Micheleen "Miki" Allard


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