One of the duties and privileges of a new governor is to make board appointments. To the general tax-paying and voting public, this is a rather trivial part of the governor's job. What the taxpayers need to understand is these people have the power to change the way business is done in the capital or they can just endorse the status quo.
Gov. Stan Stephens and Gov. Marc Rosicot did their appointments themselves and found candidates that would work for the good of the people and try to improve the function of the boards they were appointed.
Not every appointee the governors call i...