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WHEREAS, Laura Jenkins is retiring from the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, after twenty-seven-years of loyal, diligent, and exceptional public service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Laura dedicated the remainder of her career to the State of Nevada, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, a decision that has brought great benefit to the State of Nevada and the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services; and

WHEREAS, Laura's career with the Division began in 1993 as a Program Assistant III where Laura gained valuable insight into the operation of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services. Laura was promoted four times ultimately becoming the System Requirements Coordinator/Help Desk Supervisor; and

WHEREAS, after rigorous testing by the Project Management Institute, Laura became certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2009, a certification which requires the disciplined practice of project management, continuous learning, and annual re-certification; and

WHEREAS, in 2012 Laura was promoted to Chief of the Division's Project Management Office where Laura was charged with developing the PMO into well run and disciplined unit encompassing project management, business analysis, and code testing best practices; and

WHEREAS, Laura has successfully and efficiently managed many projects for the Division ranging from small to large multi-year, multi-million-dollar projects where Laura's expertise reduced costs to the State and ensured the timely delivery of projects directly impacting the citizens of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Laura Jenkins 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 April 16, 2021, as a day in honor of

LAURA JENKINS

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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 12th day of April 2021

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