PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is appointing new directors for the state Land
and Insurance departments, but both appointees are familiar faces in those
Brewer’s choice for state land commissioner is Vanessa Hickman, the
Brewer recently named Hickman to head the department on an interim basis to
replace Maria Baier, who recently resigned effective later this week.
Brewer’s choice for insurance director is Gerrie Marks. She has been the acting
director since June.