I must say that $141k does not seem to be ‘excessive’ for running a huge organization such as Ecology.
11/9 Associated Press
Ted Sturdevant named new Ecology director
by Associated Press
OLYMPIA (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has named Ted Sturdevant as director of the Washington state Department of Ecology.
Sturdevant, who was the agency’s director of governmental relations, replaces Jay Manning, who recently become Gregoire’s chief of staff.
Sturdevant’s appointment was announced and took effect Monday.
Before joining the Ecology Department in 2003, Sturdevant led former Gov. Gary Locke’s external affairs team. He also has worked for lawmakers in Oregon.
Sturdevant’s salary will be $141,549 a year.