Ethics Commission names Liz Ziegler as new director


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Ethics Commission has named a new executive director following the departure of James Klahr.

The commission on Monday announced that Liz Ziegler, general counsel for the MEC, would take over as the new director effective immediately.

“I look forward to continuing to work with the commission in my new role, continuing the important work of the commission,” Ziegler said in a statement.

The commission will begin searching for a new general counsel in the near future.

Benjamin Peters is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine, and also produces the #MoLeg Podcast. He joined the Missouri Times in 2016 after working as a sports editor and TV news producer in mid-Missouri. Benjamin is a graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield. To contact Benjamin, email or follow him on Twitter @BenjaminDPeters.