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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors announced today that they have voted to name a “Citizens Committee” to review the applications submitted for filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, who is running for Attorney General. Each Supervisor appointed a person to serve on the Committee. The Committee Members are listed below:
Chairman Don Stapley, District 2:
Appointed The Honorable Scott Smith
Mayor Scott Smith is in his first term as Mayor of Mesa, Arizona.
Vice Chairman Fulton Brock, District 1:
Appointed Mr. Clint Bolick
Clint Bolick serves as the director of the Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation at the Goldwater Institute.
Supervisor Andy Kunasek, District 3:
Appointed Mr. Stephen Tully
Stephen Tully is Managing Partner of the Phoenix law firm of Gordon & Rees. He served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 2001-2007.
Supervisor Max Wilson, District 4:
Appointed Mr. Jack LaSota
John A. (“Jack”) LaSota is a former AZ Attorney General (1977- 78) appointed by Gov. Bruce Babbitt. He also served as Gov. Bruce Babbitt‘s Chief of Staff. He is currently with the law firm of LaSota & Peters, where his duties involve lobbying.
Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, District 5:
Appointed Mr. Salvador Ongaro
Mr. Ongaro’s civil law practice also provides counsel in immigration matters. He is the President of Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association.