NDA announces Cadence Matijevich as new administrator

Matijevich to oversee Consumer Equitability Division


Rebecca Allured
public information officer
(SPARKS, Nev.) - February 21, 2018

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) announced Cadence Matijevich as its new Consumer Equitability division administrator. Matijevich will oversee agency programs that ensure a fair marketplace for consumers and businesses. NDA’s Consumer Equitability division includes the Weight and Measure program, Petroleum Technology program and Metrology Laboratory.

“Cadence has more than a decade of experience in leading government operations and will make a great addition to our leadership team,” NDA Director Jim Barbee said. “Her background in strategic planning, fiscal management and public policy will help our Consumer Equitability staff serve Nevada consumers and businesses.”

Most recently, Matijevich served the Nevada Secretary of State for two years as deputy secretary for operations. Her previous experience includes serving Placer County as a management analyst and serving City of Reno in several roles, including assistant city manager. She has a bachelor of arts from Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego and a public management certificate from the University of Nevada, Reno.

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) promotes a business climate that is fair, economically viable and encourages a sustainable environment that serves to protect food, fiber and health and human safety through effective service and education. The NDA includes the divisions of Administration, Animal Industry, Consumer Equitability, Food and Nutrition and Plant Industry.