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WHEREAS, Lynn C. Hettrick was born in Carmel, California and attended Claremont Men's College before moving to Gardnerville in 1970, where he became a successful businessman qnd a pillar of the Northern Nevada community; and

WHEREAS, Lynn was elected in 1992 to represent Assembly District 39 in the State Assembly, where he served diligently and effected positive change for 14 years by working cooperatively with all parties, demonstrating strong ethics and moral conviction, leaving a legacy of leadership; and

WHEREAS, he was Assembly Minority Floor Leader from 1997 to 2005 and Co-Speaker of the Assembly in 1995 and served on the Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining during his tenure; and

WHEREAS, Lynn was selected in 2008 by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to receive the Distinguished Nevadan award, an honor bestowed on prominent individuals for significant achievements in the cultural, scientific or social advancement of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Lynn has served the State of Nevada in several capacities since 2009, including as the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Governor's Office, as the Executive Director of the Dairy Commission, as the Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture, and most recently as the Plant Industry Division Administrator for the Department of Agriculture; and

WHEREAS, Lynn was recognized at the 2017 Nevada Legislature for his 14 years of dedicated service to the Assembly by being added to the Nevada Assembly Wall of Distinction; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Lynn Hettrick on his outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee and Assemblyman and joins his family, friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation for his 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, 2017 as a day in honor of

 Lynn Hettrick

 

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