This was a high-profile post but Dobson found it hard to make a big impact, due to the decision to stick within spending limits set by the previous Conservative government.
Democrats brush aside such criticism and point out that the governor's choices for most of the state's high-profile posts have been widely praised.
Local residents started a fund called a "City Without Drugs", which attracted public attention through high-profile posts in LiveJournal.
In 2004, Molinari was appointed to a high-profile post in Catholic Missions in Canada.
Analysts saw him as the coming man after he was awarded a series of high-profile political posts.
Indeed, no one else in his generation has been in Washington for as long, or in a series of such high-profile posts.
Within a year, Mr. Keyworth moved on to the high-profile post as science adviser to President Reagan.
Mr. Koizumi handed one of the most high-profile posts, chief cabinet minister, to Shinzo Abe, 51.
Ms. Moskowitz said that next year, she plans to run for a more high-profile post - either city comptroller or Manhattan borough president.
During the Civil War he served in the Union Army, and returning to Kansas politics, held a series of high-profile agricultural posts.