WPR News
1:54 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

Burton To Oversee Federal Land And Minerals

Washington D-C – Former Wyoming Department of Revenue
Director Johnnie Burton has been given a promotion in the Interior
Department.
Burton has been promoted from chief of the Minerals Management
Service to acting assistant secretary of Interior for land and
minerals management. Her new job puts her in charge of the Bureau
of Land Management, the Minerals Management Service and the Office
of Surface Mining.
Burton was recommended for the job by Senator Craig Thomas.
Burton directed the state Revenue Department from 1995 to 2002
and was a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1982
to 1988.