Carson City, NV - September 17, 2018
of Business and Industry Director C.J. Manthe announces that Ray Fierro has
been appointed as administrator of the Division of Industrial Relations (DIR). Mr.
Fierro has been employed with DIR since March 2017 and has served as the
interim administrator since May 2018.
pleased that Ray will be taking over this role on a permanent basis,” said
Manthe. “Ray has served his local community as an elected official and brings a
wealth of knowledge from his military service. His expertise and continued
leadership will be an asset to the Division.”
Division of Industrial Relations promotes health and safety of Nevada employees
and ensures injured employees receive all benefits to which they are entitled.
The division includes the following sections: Workers’ Compensation,
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Mine Safety and Training, and
Safety Consultation and Training. The Division maintains offices in Carson City,
Las Vegas, and Reno with an additional office for the Mine Safety and Training
Section in Elko.
to his service at the state, Fierro served a Lyon County Commissioner. He is a
veteran of the U.S. Air Force and has also served in the Nevada Air National
Guard. It is in the military where Ray gained his knowledge in the mechanical
field, first as an aircraft specialist in a tactical fighter squadron and then
as an HVAC technician in a civil engineering squadron.
Mr. Fierro earned his bachelor’s degree from the University
of Nevada at Reno. Ray and his wife currently live in south Reno and enjoy
hiking and off-roading in the summer, and skiing in the winter.
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