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WHEREAS, Wanda Brown has served the State of Nevada with distinction and professional excellence for 29 years; and

WHEREAS, Wanda began her career in state service in 1990 with the Medicaid Services Unit of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, and then served the Division for Aging Services working in several units, including the Home and Community Based Care Program, Elder Protective Services Unit and the Elder Rights Unit where she served as the Community Advocate for Elders; and

WHEREAS, in 2007, her peers outside of her agency voted her ‘Outstanding Service Provider’ for her dedication and contributions to the well-being and quality of life for Nevada’s seniors; and

WHEREAS, Wanda assisted with the development of the infrastructure for the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Project, and her work with the federal granting agency achieved nationwide praise for her submittal of Nevada’s 5-Year Strategic Plan for the ADRC program; and

WHEREAS, Wanda has spent her last eight years as the State Director of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), as well as grant lead on the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) and the agency Tribal Liaison; and

WHEREAS, Wanda has always approached each responsibility with a measured tenacity and thoughtfulness, and she has remained an excellent leader with a strong work ethic and has been an effective communicator for her team and community partners; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Wanda Brown on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee and joins her family, friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation for her years of service, with best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement; 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim July 8, 2019, as a day in honor of

WANDA BROWN

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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 7th Day of June, 2019

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