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WHEREAS, transparency and accountability are the cornerstones of a responsible government, especially in financial management; and

WHEREAS, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) is a professional organization that is dedicated to serving those who are faced with the challenge of using financial resources within the government in the most effective and efficient ways possible and provides quality education while fostering professional development and certification; and

WHEREAS, since 1950, the AGA has played an integral role in addressing the issues and challenges facing government financial managers with 14,000 members and 101 chapters worldwide, representing every level of government financial management; and

WHEREAS, the Certified Government Financial Manager program of AGA promotes professionalism and competency while supporting standards and research to advance government accountability; and

WHEREAS, Certified Government Financial Manager Month recognizes the hard work and dedication of professionals who uphold transparency and accountability as paramount qualities for all people who work in public service;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim March 2019 as

Certified Government Financial Manager Month in Nevada

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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

Sisolak,Cegaviske,Scott