Nevada gets new state archivist

CARSON CITY — Longtime state employee Jeff Kintop has been named state archivist effective July 1.

Kintop, 58, has been the state archives manager since 1991 and worked in various state history and archives positions since 1979.

He replaces Guy Rocha, who retired in February after 28 years as the state archivist.

Kintop is Nevada's third state archivist.

The agency, part of the Department of Cultural Affairs, was created in 1965.

Contact Capital Bureau Chief Ed Vogel at or 775-687-3901.