Nevada Insurance Commissioner Resigns

August 1, 2011

Nevada’s State Business & Industry Director Terry Johnson today announced that two agencies within his department will see a change in leadership.

Division of Insurance Commissioner Brett J. Barratt has resigned his post, effective August 12. He will be relocating out of state for personal reasons. Ms. Amy Parks, currently Chief Counsel for the Division, will be the Acting Insurance Commissioner.

Labor Commissioner Michael Tanchek will leave his post to join the Division of Industrial Relations. Tanchek, a licensed attorney, will join the Division’s legal team. Mr. Larry Dizon, currently the Labor Commissioner’s Chief Investigator, will become Acting Labor Commissioner.

Johnson said that he will immediately begin recruiting for a new Insurance Commissioner and a new Labor Commissioner. Ms. Parks and Mr. Dizon will serve as acting commissioners until final appointments are made.

Source: Nevada Deparment of Business and Industry.

Topics Nevada

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