advertisement

Former Gore aide to head Nixon's transition

Friday, November 7, 2008 | 11:51 a.m. CST; updated 12:32 p.m. CST, Friday, November 7, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Former Vice President Al Gore's chief of staff will lead the transition team for Missouri Governor-elect Jay Nixon.

Charles Burson, who also was Gore's general counsel, was selected Friday to be the transition director for Nixon's administration. Burson teaches at the Washington University School of Law and is an attorney for the Bryan Cave law firm.

Nixon, a Democrat, also announced that his gubernatorial chief of staff will be John Watson, who holds the same position for Nixon in the attorney general's office.

The other transition leaders will be former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White, Springfield businesswoman Nadia Cavner and former state lawmaker Phil Snowden.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements