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WHEREAS, Sonja Poppenhagen, a registered nurse, began her career with Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services, dedicating 30 years of service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Sonja Poppenhagen, has served the public by providing for the health, safety and welfare of individuals managing mental health related conditions; and

WHEREAS, throughout her career Sonja has made invaluable contributions to the State of Nevada by applying her nursing skills and leading others in the care of individuals with mental health related conditions; and

WHEREAS, Sonja leaves her distinguished career serving the citizens of the State of Nevada as a Psychiatric Nurse 3; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Sonja on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee with deep admiration for her dedication to mental health; 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  July 22, 2016 as a day in honor of

 Sonja Poppenhagen


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Wayne Thorley