Frank Christensen's term as chairman of the Elevator Safety Review
Board wouldn't have expired until 2011. But Quinn is giving
Christensen a new term running to 2013.
Christensen is business
manager of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 2
in Chicago. The Associated Press reported last year the union gave
$10,000 to Blagojevich about the time he named Christensen to the
The donation later was mentioned at the trial of convicted
political fixer Tony Rezko.
Christensen denies any connection. Spokesman Bob Reed says Quinn
is reviewing the performance of each Blagojevich appointee.
By JOHN O'CONNOR]
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