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WHEREAS, Rebecca "Becky" Wheeler is retiring from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, Investigations and Recovery Unit on October 28, 2021, after 30 years of loyal, dedicated, and devoted service to the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Rebecca began her public service career with the State of Nevada as an Administrative Assistant with the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services on August 12, 1991. Shortly after, she joined the Investigations and Recovery Unit where she began her career as an investigator; and

WHEREAS, from 2007 to 2016, she increased her knowledge and desire to assist the citizens of Nevada by advancing her career with promotions to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation and Parole and Probation, before returning to the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services as a Supervisory Compliance Investigator with the Investigations and Recovery Unit on March 28, 2016; and

WHEREAS, Rebecca showed her dedication and impacted countless Nevadans by improving Nevada's assistance programs through promoting a fraud-free environment and ensuring accountability and program integrity. Her hard work has assisted in the recovery of incorrectly paid welfare benefits, saving thousands of taxpayer dollars; and

WHEREAS, Rebecca has worked under the leadership of Nevada Governors: Bob Miller, Kenny Guinn, Jim Gibbons, Brian Sandoval, and Steve Sisolak; and

WHEREAS, Rebecca has distinguished herself by assisting in the advancement of the Investigations and Recovery Unit with her service throughout the years. She has shown her commitment to the Investigations and Recovery Unit Family and will sincerely be missed, both professionally and personally by all who have had the pleasure and good fortune to work with her; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, on behalf of its employees, commends Rebecca on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated employee and extends sincere thanks for her commitment to excellence and service to the citizens of Nevada; best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim October 28, 2021, as a day in honor of

REBECCA “BECKY” WHEELER

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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 5th day of October, 2021

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