Former Rangers president Tom Schieffer is expected to be appointed as MLB's Dodgers trustee today, reports Bill Shaikin of the L.A. Times. You can read Bud Selig's statement here. Shaikin notes that the 63-year-old Schieffer served as Rangers president from 1991-99, during which time the club was owned by George W. Bush's ownership group for the most part.
After his time with the Rangers, Schieffer served as an ambassador to Australia and Japan under the Bush administration. More recently, Schieffer ran for governor of Texas as a member of the Democratic party.