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Wendell Goler thanks president elect Obama.
May be close to filling another spot in his cabinet as well.
Sources are telling Fox News he's expected to offer the job to the Homeland Security secretary all of Homeland Security secretary to the Arizona governor Janet -- -- She's a former prosecutor.
She's been praised by fellow governors for her handling of immigration issues there.
Our offices in commenting at all but Democrats tell fox that she is expected to accept the offer.
Here's the chief fox report correspondent Trace Gallagher.
The fifty year old governor was born in New York City raised in New Mexico and moved to Arizona to practice law.
She gained national attention in 1991.
Very as part of the legal team representing Anita Hill in her sexual harassment case for -- against then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas -- her career marked by a number of firsts.
She became the first woman to serve as US attorney and state attorney general for Arizona.
Before being elected governor in 2002.
I'm gratified and humbled.
To be Arizona's choice.
Time magazine named her one of the five best governors in the country that next year she was reelected.
And as a border governor.
Immigration has been among her most difficult issues she was the first governor to call for National Guard troops to secure the US Mexico border and and as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security immigration policy and border security would be among her responsibility.
It's it's my pleasure today to endorse share in the year campaign war.
The Democratic Party nomination for the presidency of the United States.
An early backer of president elect Barack Obama she made appearances on his behalf throughout the campaign.
An earlier this month she was named -- the advisory board of the Obama Biden transition project.
If governor in the volatile resigns as Arizona's chief executive to lead the Department of Homeland Security all three branches of the Arizona State government would fall under GOP control.
The volatile has two years left in her term and the Republican secretary of state is next in line for governor -- -- --
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