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WHEREAS, Latonya R. Wells is retiring from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) as an Employment Security Division (ESD) Manager II in the Business Service office after 31 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Latonya began her career in State service with State Industrial Insurance System (SIIS) in March, 1990 as a Clerical Trainee, further advancing with the agency as a Workers Compensation Technician I, II and III from April,1991 to July,1995, then to a Worker's Compensation Program Specialist I, II and IV from July, 1995 to January, 2000. Latonya began with DETR in April, 2001 as Workforce Services Representative (WSR) IV. In 2010 she promoted to a WSR V-Office Supervisor and in 2018 excelled to a ESD Manager II; and

WHEREAS, Latonya’s caring demeanor for those she has come in contact with, her quick wit, sense of humor and her huge warm smile has shined brightly throughout the office and the State of Nevada, exuding on the business and job seeking customers she has served and helped over the years; and

WHEREAS, Latonya’s loyalty, extreme dedication and unwavering service to the State of Nevada cannot and will not be easily forgotten nor replaced; and

WHEREAS, Latonya’s hard work and personal commitment to her staff and work family have proven her to be a wonderful supervisor, manager and friend. Her presence in the Southern Nevada workforce has earned her the utmost respect and admiration of her peers, co-workers and staff; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Employment Security Division, Nevada Job Connect and the State of Nevada joins with Latonya’s family, friends and co-workers in our heartfelt and sincere appreciation for her 31+ years of excellence and service to SIIS, DETR and the citizens of our Silver State; this document is to extend the deserved recognition and acclamation for a job well done, and wishing her much success as she embarks upon the next chapter in her life

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim August 6, 2021, as a day in honor of


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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 27th day of July 2021

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