People: Latonia Coleman named Deputy Director of Programs for Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

Latonia Coleman

Latonia Coleman

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation recently announced the appointment of Latonia Coleman as new Deputy Director of Programs. Coleman is based in Las Vegas.
“We look forward to having Ms. Coleman’s extensive background to help rebuild DETR, lead our systems modernization through client and claimant centered programs, and build accountability into our work,” Director Elisa Cafferata said in a statement.
Coleman, who previously launched the Nevada 2020 Women on Boards initiative to empower career advancement for more women and minorities, was appointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak in July 2021 to the Employment Security Council and served as a judge on the Board of Review.
“DETR’s vision to empower Nevadans to realize their potential through meaningful work; building economic prosperity in every community resonates and matters,” Coleman said in a statement. “I value the opportunity to create pathways to success. Through my work with DETR, I look forward to making a difference with and for Nevadans.”
Coleman graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master of Management and Leadership and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Carlow College.


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