Director http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gov-mead-appoints-az-sen-crandall-head-wyoming-ed-dept-0 <p></p><p></p><p>NEW ED DIRECTOR - Gov. Matt Mead has selected an Arizona state senator to run the Wyoming Education Department.</p><p></p><p>Mead late Wednesday afternoon announced his choice of Richard Crandall, who co-owns two nutritional service companies.</p><p></p><p>The Education Department has a budget of about $1 billion a year and employs about 150 people.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:32:37 +0000 Associated Press 42858 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept.