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Title 2.2, Chapter 4, Section 200 of the Code of Virginia authorizes the [[Governor of Virginia|governor]] to appoint the secretaries of: [[Virginia Secretary of State|state]], [[Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture|agriculture and forestry]], [[Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction|education]] and [[Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources|natural resources]], among others. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the [[Virginia General Assembly|state General Assembly]] and the appointees, with the exception of the secretary of state, "hold office at the pleasure of the Governor."<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+2.2-200 ''Code of Virginia,'' "Title 2.2, Chapter 4, Section 200: Appointment of governor's secretaries; general powers; severance," accessed February 8, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:10, 8 February 2012

Virginia

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The Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction is a state executive position in the Virginia state government.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Patricia Wright.

Appointments

Title 2.2, Chapter 4, Section 200 of the Code of Virginia authorizes the governor to appoint the secretaries of: state, agriculture and forestry, education and natural resources, among others. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the state General Assembly and the appointees, with the exception of the secretary of state, "hold office at the pleasure of the Governor."[1]

Compensation

In 2011, the Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction was paid an estimated $167,111, according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

See also

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