Seal of the State of Nevada

EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-04

ORDERING FLAGS TO HALF STAFF

WHEREAS, Nevada System of Higher Education Regent Sam Lieberman dedicated his life to service; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman served as president of the Nevada State Democratic Party from 2008 to 2011; and

WHEREAS, in 2014, Sam Lieberman was elected to the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education, where he served as chair of the Cultural. Diversity Committee, vice chair of the Community College Committee, and as a member of the Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee; Heal.th Sciences System Committee; and Security Committee; and

WHEREAS, in July 2015, Regent Lieberman was appointed by Governor Sandoval to serve on the Independent Living Advisory Council for the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, in July 2018, Regent Lieberman was appointed to the Nevada State Advisory Board on Minority Health; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as board member and chair of the Regional. Leadership Council of the Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as treasurer and board chair of Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents, a non-profit, statewide parent training information center for parents of children with disabilities; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as chair of the University of Nevada Las Vegas College of Liberal Arts Advisory Board; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as an officer and bard member of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Alumni Association; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as a member of the annual giving council for the UNLV Foundation; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served on the Nevada State Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, Regent Lieberman previously served as president of the Sigma Chi Alumni Association; and

WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada."

NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada and the United States, it is hereby ordered that:

The flags of the United States and the State of Nevada shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all state public buildings and grounds, effective immediately, until sunset on Monday, April 6, 2020, as a mark of respect and in remembrance of Regent Sam Lieberman.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 3rd day of April, in the year two thousand twenty.

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