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VA picks new director for Reno office

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heller-apr02_web_4-4784067-3041965The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday it has picked a new director for its embattled regional office in Reno.

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday it has picked a new director for its embattled regional office in Reno.

Shelia A. Jackson, a veteran official in the department, is expected to start in Reno by Sept. 30, according to the agency. For the past three years she has been assistant director of the Los Angeles Regional Benefit Office.

“€œI am pleased the VA has chosen a permanent director for the Reno VARO (VA Regional Office), which I have been pushing for since last year,”€ said Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. “€œI look forward to working with Ms. Jackson and will do everything within my power to hold her accountable to ensure Nevada‘€™s veterans receive the care and benefits they were promised in a timely manner.”€

Source (Las Vegas Review-Journal): VA picks new director for Reno office

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