|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||January 11, 2011|
|NEWS FROM: Directors Office||11-002|
Troy Dillard, 44, a native Nevadan and former administrator of the Department of Motor Vehicles’ Compliance Enforcement Division, has been promoted by Director Bruce Breslow to deputy director of the department.
Dillard has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Science from the University of Nevada Reno and graduated from Mineral County High School. He has been with the DMV for six years, after spending 15 years with the Department of Parole and Probation. He also worked briefly as a deputy sheriff in Carson City.
As administrator of the department’s Compliance Enforcement Division, Dillard coordinated the department’s Electronic Dealers Report of Sale program, allowing new car buyers to register their vehicles at time of purchase, and the award-winning Vehicle Information Database that connects emission stations with the DMV in real time.
Dillard is a member of the Nevada Advisory Board on Automotive Affairs, the Governor’s Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation Facial Identification Scientific Working Group and the Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association. He holds a Peace Officer Standards and Training Management Certificate.
Dillard replaces Farrokh Hormazdi who left the department to pursue business interests. Dillard is married with two children. His first day as Deputy Director will be Monday, January 24, 2011.
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