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WHEREAS, Marla Morris is a dedicated and exceptional public servant who has served the State of Nevada for 25 years and has done so with great commitment, dedication, and respect for those served; and

WHEREAS, Marla began her career with the State of Nevada in December 1992, working for the Division of Welfare in Elder Protective Services and the MOMs Program, and transferred to the Division of Child and Family Services in October 1995, she has served as a Child Protective Services Social Worker, Foster Care Licensing Social Work Supervisor, Adoptions Social Work Supervisor, and Social Services Manager for the Carson City District Office and Marla is retiring as a Social Services Chief within the Family Programs Office of the Division of Child and Family Services; and

WHEREAS, throughout her public service career, Marla has worked diligently and has provided exceptional service to children and families, ensuring their safety, permanency, and well-being; and

WHEREAS, through her dedication, knowledge, integrity, and work ethic, Marla has become a source of expertise in child welfare, has encouraged those around her to strive to do their best, and has been an exceptional role model and mentor for those who aspire to follow in her footsteps; and

WHEREAS, Marla Morris has demonstrated a strong sense of personal and professional responsibility and is known for her attention to detail, writing skills, sense of humor, ability to remain calm during the most stressful situations, insight, and invaluable contributions she has made to the Division; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Marla Morris on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee, with deep admiration for her contributions which have benefitted Nevada families, we extend
our 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  June 14, 2017 as a day in honor of

 Marla Morris


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