CHICAGO – Considering that she was fired by Gov. Rod Blagojevich from the position of credit union supervisor that she was appointed to by former Gov. George Ryan in the closing days of his administration, 2003 started out on a sour note for Sarah Vega. But by October, Vega, who was also the former director of the Illinois Department of Financial Institutions, was back working at the DFI after the Illinois Civil Service Commission ruled that her appointment was legal. A DFI public information officer confirmed that Vega, who is also a former NASCUS chairman, was "reporting to work," but the spokesperson could not confirm Vega's title at the agency. Meanwhile, as of Aug. 25, Roxanne Nava, has been working at DFI as director.

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