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appointee

a person to whom property is granted under a power of appointment.

APPOINTEE. A person who is appointed or selected for a particular purpose; as the appointee under a power, is the person who is to receive the benefit of the trust or power.

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DALLAS - Amid an increasingly tense regional debate over how transportation dollars should be spent, the Dallas City Council on Wednesday replaced four of its appointees to North Texas' largest transit agency, sweeping out board members criticized for rubber stamping staff proposals that favor the region at the expense of its urban core and for not being strong enough advocates for improved bus service.
Along with this literature on appointee characteristics, many scholars focus on prescribing the characteristics that should be of most value to presidents.
As Trump's cabinet confirmations are set to begin in late January, Democrats could look to garner a handful of Republican support to block some of Trump's appointees.
The House appointees are Mitch Berry of Little Rock, an attorney at Dyke & Winzerling PLC, and Stephen Tipton of Cabot, regional vice president of Centennial Bank.
The White House has said the briefings for political appointees were proper.
If you elect a Franklin Roosevelt, you're going to get able appointees.
Bloch's continuing stonewalling in response to complaints of antigay discrimination signals a profound change in a federal executive branch policy that has endorsed nondiscrimination since 1978, according to Elaine Kaplan, a Clinton appointee who headed the OSC from 1998 until 2003.
By the end of the year, the seat of Democratic appointee Ed Gramlich becomes available.
In January 1995 a certain political appointee was told that he needed to go somewhere and find out about this thing called "defense systems acquisition.
The authors say the findings bolster the claims of the Volcker Commission and others that federal programs can suffer under appointee management, and support a more robust discussion of the proper role and number of political appointees in the federal government.
Higher Earnings: Career Paths of Senate-Confirmed Presidential Appointees Employer Pre- Appointment Post-Appointment Employment Employment Federal government 35% 13% Business or corporation 18 34 Law firm 17 21 Educational institution or 14 16 research organization State or local government 8 2 Charitable or nonprofit 4 7 organization Interest group 1 2 Other or no answer 3 5 Source: "The Merit and Reputation of an Administration," The Presidential Appointee Initiative, 2000.
Also, the Reagan appointee heading the agency listened and earned the respect of the careerists, even if he frustrated their efforts.