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WHEREAS, Nikki Hovden has served the State of Nevada with distinction and professional excellence for 30 years; and

WHEREAS, Nikki began her career with the State as a Management Assistant within the Department of Human Resources, Welfare Division in November 1989 and then promoted to the Child Support Enforcement Program as an Auditor II; and

WHEREAS, in May 1998, Nikki promoted to Accountant II within the Department of Prisons and subsequently transferred to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation where she remained until 2002; and

WHEREAS, Nikki then joined the Department of Public Safety as a Budget Analyst III and promoted within various Departments through the years to Administrative Services Officer II, Chief Accountant, Budget Analyst IV and Budget Analyst V; and

WHEREAS, she has remained an invaluable resource to her colleagues and has exemplified hard work and dedication to the mission, vision and goals of the agencies she has served; and

WHEREAS, she has used her comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the State’s budgetary and operational processes while promoting efficient and effective policies to improve services to constituents and to conserve taxpayer resources; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Nikki Hovden for her years of service to the citizens and visitors of our great state and offers best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim February 22, 2019, as a day in honor of

Nikki Hovden

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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 15th Day of February, 2019