The Nevada Gaming Control Board has announced that Sally Elloyan has been appointed to replace the retiring Brian Duffrin as chief of its Administrative Division in charge of all human resources, training, facilities, contract, purchasing, accounting, payroll, budgeting and records retention duties.

According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, Duffrin is set to stand aside from October 1 with long-time state employee Elloyan additionally due to be in charge going forward of the Nevada Gaming Control Board’s offices in Carson City, Las Vegas, Reno, Elko and Laughlin while additionally helping to develop the agency’s biennial budgets.

“I am happy to promote Sally Elloyan into the role of chief of the Administrative Division,” read a statement from AG Burnett, Chairman for the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board revealed that Elloyan currently serves its executive secretary and first joined its ranks in 1988 as an agent for its Investigations Division. She left the body in 2003 after serving as administrative supervisor and applicant services coordinator before rejoining in 2008 following spells as executive branch auditor for the Division Of Internal Audits and a deputy commissioner for the Division Of Insurance.

“[Her] experience both inside the agency as well as her work experiences outside the agency have prepared her well to perform the duties of the chief of administration,” read a statement from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

For his part, Duffrin joined the Nevada Gaming Control Board in 1989 and has held numerous positions in that time including agent, senior agent, special agent and supervisor for its Tax And License Division alongside supervising its Corporate Securities Division and working as executive secretary for the regulator and the Nevada Gaming Commission.

“I want to thank [Brian] Duffrin for his dedication, professionalism and expertise in maintaining and exceeding the gold standard in his performance over the 26-plus years he has been employed with the [Nevada Gaming Control] Board,” read the statement from Burnett. “He has been a great asset to the agency and was relied upon during legislative sessions as well as for taking care of the day-to-day business of the [Nevada Gaming Control] Board. I wish him the best in his future endeavors.”