State of Nevada - A Proclamation by the Governor

 

WHEREAS, John Spitzner is retiring from the Department of Rehabilitation after 26 years of service to the State of Nevada, and he joined State service in 1992 as an Information Systems Specialist II with the State Industrial Insurance System maintaining and developing their computer systems; and

WHEREAS, he transferred to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) as Information Systems Specialist II in 2000 and was promoted to IT Professional III in 2006, and he has been maintaining and enhancing mission-critical DETR information systems for 18 years; and

WHEREAS, John has 'been a_ versatile employee, having worked on old mainframe and new Oracle technologies with equal adeptness and he has worked on mainframe systems for Unemployment Contributions and maintained the workforce systems One Stop Operating System (OSOS), and he served as Chair of the steering committee of OSOS Consortium, providing directions and making decisions to help the consortium states; and

WHEREAS, he quickly learned the Contributions Oracle systems (CARS and CRP) and developed and maintained them, and his work on the Unemployment Insurance (UI) modernization project as the "Conversion Lead," overseeing a critical endeavor of mapping hundreds of tables, thousands of fields, ensuring intricate business rules were captured correctly and millions of records were converted promptly from legacy application to the new UINV application was invaluable; and

WHEREAS, John worked on the design, development and maintenance of the Bond Contribution Management (BCM) system and his hard work, dedication, attention to detail, integrity, work ethic, easy going attitude, compassion and kindness toward his coworkers makes him a role model/or all; and

WHEREAS, John worked on the design, development and maintenance of the Bond Contribution Management (BCM) system and his hard work, dedication, attention to detail, integrity, work ethic, easy going attitude, compassion and kindness toward his coworkers makes him a role model/or all; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim January 12, 2018 as a day in honor of

JOHN SPITZNER

 

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