Dean Haagenson, a former state legislator from Coeur d’Alene, has been appointed to a special committee that will study ethics in government.
Gov. Phil Batt announced the appointment of Haagenson to the Special Committee on Government.
Lawmakers in the last legislative session voted to establish a panel to look at campaign finance changes, ethics and conflicts of interest.
Haagenson, who ran for lieutenant governor in the 1994 election, served in the House from 1983 through 1990. He operates one of the state’s largest construction companies. He will serve on the panel at the pleasure of the governor.
Other new appointments announced by the governor’s office:
Coeur d’Alene River Basin Commission - Dick Panabaker, Will Pitman, Geoff Harvey, George Brabb and Paul H. Anderson, all of Coeur d’Alene; Frank Frutchey and Michael Schlepp, both of Cataldo; Jack Buell, St. Maries; Matthew Fein, Post Falls; Sherry Krulitz, Wallace; Marti Calabretta, Osburn.
Lewis and Clark Trail Committee - Marian Nesbit, Salmon; Chuck Raddon, Orofino; Sue Hottois, Lewiston; Jim Fazio, Moscow.
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