FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 27, 2002
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor George H. Ryan today named Linda Wheeler as Acting
Secretary of the Illinois Department of
Transportation and Nancy White as the interim director of the Department of Central Management Services.
Wheeler of Springfield, will replace Kirk Brown who is retiring at the end of the year.
Her appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2003. White of Rochester, will replace Steve Schnorf, who is retiring effective Monday. Both appointees will serve until Governor-elect Rod Blagojevich names a new
Secretary and Director.
Wheeler is a 28-year employee of IDOT and is currently the Director of the Office of
Planning and Programming. White is a 27-year state employee and has been with CMS for 12
years. She has served as the Department's Chief of Staff for the past five years.