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McCrory announces his choices to head up DHHS, DENR (video)

Governor-elect Pat McCrory has announced his choices for two top cabinet secretaries.

Aldona Wos, a Greensboro physician, is McCrory’s pick to head up the Department of Health and Human Services.

John Skvarla, the CEO of Raleigh-based Restoration Systems, has been tapped to oversee the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

You can hear both Wos and Skvarla below talk about their approach to their new jobs.

McCrory told reporters that he hopes to have most of the other cabinet-level positions nailed down before he takes the oath of office on January 5th.

McCrory also announced that former Durham City Council member Thomas Stith would serve as his chief of staff.

You can watch today’s full press conference on WRAL.com.

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