Mike Beebe Names 36 Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Mar. 17, 2014 3:08 pm  

LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced a judicial appointment as well as 36 appointments to state boards and commissions.

The judicial appointment:

  • Chris Palmer, Little Rock, as Circuit Judge in the Third Division of the 6th Judicial District. Appointment expires Dec. 31, 2014. Replaces Jay Moody.

Beebe also announced appointments to the following boards and commissions:

  • Jacqueline Bettis, Springdale, reappointed to the Arkansas Independent Living Council. Appointment expires Feb. 1, 2017.
  • Betty Bradshaw, Pine Bluff, reappointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018.
  • Dr. Ralph Broadwater, Little Rock, reappointed to the Oversight Committee on Breast Cancer Research. Appointment expires Jan. 1, 2018.
  • Captain Michael Cossey, North Little Rock, to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Appointment expires Oct. 14, 2016. This is a new position.
  • Richard Dawe, Melbourne, to the State Emergency Response Commission. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018. Replaces Barry Birkheard.
  • James "Marty" Eaton, Jonesboro, to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires Jan. 25, 2016. Replaces Noal Lawhon II.
  • Alan Fortenberry, Springdale, reappointed to the State Board of Health. Appointment expires Dec. 31, 2017.
  • Dr. Carl Fredrickson, Conway, reappointed to the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018.
  • James Gately, Rogers, to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy. Appointment expires Aug. 17, 2018. Replaces Bill Millager.
  • Joe Harris, Jr., Osceola, to the Arkansas Waterways Commission. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2021. Replaces Jim Frazier.
  • Don Hindman, Sherwood, reappointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018.
  • Barbara Hovarter, Stamps, to the Burial Association Board. Appointment expires Dec. 31, 2016. Replaces Dr. Jacquelyn McCray.
  • Larry Jayroe, Forrest City, reappointed to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires March 17, 2016.
  • Faith McLaughlin, Little Rock, to the Arkansas School for the Blind and Arkansas School for the Deaf Board of Trustees. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2019. Replaces Henrietta Williams.
  • Paul Mruk, Mountain Home, reappointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018.
  • Dr. Nannette Nicholson, Little Rock, reappointed to the Universal Newborn Hearing, Screening, Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2017.
  • Randy Perry, Springdale, to the Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. Appointment expires May 26, 2016. Replaces Joey Smith.
  • Harry Pompeo, Benton, reappointed to the Arkansas School for the Blind and Arkansas School for the Deaf Board of Trustees. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2019.
  • Dr. Jim Rankin, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018. Replaces Dr. Glen Jones, Jr.
  • Kerri Sernel, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission. Appointment expires Oct. 15, 2016. Replaces Al Lopez.
  • Opal Sims, England, reappointed to the Governor's Advisory Council on Volunteerism. Appointment expires Jan. 8, 2017.
  • Chief Tim Stuckey, Sheridan, to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Appointment expires Oct. 14, 2016. Replaces James Sierzchula.
  • Daren Sweat, Maumelle, to the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2018. Replaces Paul Mastro.
  • Thomas Washington, Jacksonville, to the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Licensing Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017. Replaces Jimmy Langston.

To the Arkansas Service Commission:

  • Vernard Henley, Little Rock.
  • Dr. Vernon Miles, Jr., Hot Springs Village.
  • Melanie Orman, Mabelvale. Replaces Bettye Proctor.
  • Todd Parent, North Little Rock.
  • Gloria Redman, Little Rock.
  • Ben Thielememier, Little Rock. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2015. Replaces Larry Bryant.

Unless otherwise noted, these are reappointments and expire January 14, 2017.

To the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee:

  • Judicial District #10 -- Jack Gambill, Warren, and James Morphis, McGehee.
  • Judicial District #13 -- Jim Tucker, Rison.
  • Judicial District #18 East -- Ron Looper, Hot Springs.
  • Judicial District #23 -- Mary Eddleman, Carlisle.

These reappointments expire Jan. 14, 2018.

 

 

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