commissioner commissioner  /kə ˈmɪ ʃə nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a government administrator
  2. (n) a member of a commission

News

  1. Commissioner added to park and rec board

    A new commissioner will be sworn in to the North Whidbey Park and Recreation Board next month. Three of the current commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Kirk Huffer to the empty Position 2 seat. Former Commissioner Dennis Jepsen resigned earlier this year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Whidbey News Times

  2. EU commissioner wants to protect citizens from Prism

    Europe's justice commissioner will not sacrifice European citizens' rights for U.S. national security, she said Friday. Commissioner Viviane Reding spoke after meeting with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder after sending him a long list of questions regarding the U.S. data collection and surveillance scandal. She is responsible for the European Union's data protection laws. The collection and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PC World

  3. Commissioner Calls for Barring Anthem

    California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says Anthem Blue Cross should be excluded from the health exchange for small businesses because it imposes excessive rate hikes, the Los Angeles Times reports.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

Quotes

  1. "I can tell you that this is the most serious situation and worst situation that I have ever experienced either as a fan of the NBA, a lawyer for the NBA or a commissioner of the NBA," said Stern, who has held the top post for 23 years.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: David Stern Source: Forbes

  2. In ordering Vick to stay away from camp, Goodell said that though the courts must decide Vick's guilt or innocence, "it is my responsibility as commissioner of the National Football League to determine whether your conduct, even if not criminal,...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "I've also spoken with Commissioner Goodell a couple of times this week, in hopes that he could be some sort of arbitrator in this," Favre said. "I hope he can be."
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source: Sportsnet.ca

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
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