Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 | 10:22 a.m.
Gov.-elect Brian Sandoval today announced his final cabinet appointments, promoting a cadre of long-time government administrators to new positions.
Replacing Howard Skolnik, the notable director of corrections who retires this year, will be Greg Cox, a veteran employee of the corrections department and current deputy director.
David Gustafson, deputy director of Information Technology will be promoted to director of the department and Chris Perry will be promoted to director of Public Safety.
Michael Fischer will remain as director of Cultural Affairs, which is set to begin closing many of the state’s museums and the historical society in preparation for coming budget cuts.