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Thomas J. Koester – Independent - Pima County

Corporation Commissioner Paul Newman appointed Thomas Koester, an Independent, to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission for a 5-year terms expiring January 31, 2016.  He is filling the seat formerly held by Royann Parker.  Commissioner Koester served as Vice President of Morgan Stanley for 38 years.  In addition, Mr. Koester served honorably in the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain.  Commissioner Koester and his wife, Patricia, currently reside in Tucson.  They have three sons.