Maria Baier

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Maria Baier
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Arizona Commissioner of Lands
Former Commissioner
In office
June 2009 - November 2012
PartyNon-partisan
Elections and appointments
AppointedJune 2009
Appointed byGovernor Jan Brewer (R)
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sArizona State University
J.D.James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona
Websites
Office website
Maria Baier was an Arizona Commissioner of Lands. She was appointed to the position in June 2009 by Governor Jan Brewer and served until her resignation in November 2012.[1][2] She was succeeded by Vanessa Hickman.

Biography

Before becoming commissioner, Baier served on the Phoenix City Council. She was also "President of MBC, Inc., a sustainability consulting firm specializing in sustainable land use and natural resource management practice, President and CEO of Valley Partnership, and Director of the Trust for Public Land Arizona Field Office."[1]

Education

  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Arts
  • James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Juris Doctor

Political career

Commissioner of Lands (2009-2012)

Baier was appointed to the position in June 2009 by Governor Jan Brewer.[1] She served until she resigned in November 2012.[3]

Executive Staff of the Office of Governor

Baier spent 10 years on the Executive Staff of the Office of the Governor, serving two administrations.[1] She served as senior policy advisor in the areas of natural resources, growth and development, environmental quality and criminal justice.

Deputy Director of Communications of the Office of Governor

She also has a background in communications, having served as deputy director of communications and lead speechwriter while with the Arizona Governor's Office.[1]

Public Information Officer for Attorney General

Baier also served as the public information officer for the Arizona Attorney General's Office.[1]

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