Governor Appoints Keith Gibson to Highway Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 1:44 pm   1 min read

Keith Gibson

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Keith Gibson of Fort Smith as the next commissioner of the Arkansas State Highway Commission.

He will replace Dick Trammel, whose term will expire on Jan. 14. Highway commissioners are appointed to 10-year terms.

Gibson is president and chairman of the board of Pinnacle Communications and Pinnacle Telecom in Fort Smith.

He has been president of both the Arkansas Telephone Association and the Oklahoma Telephone Association and was an organizing member, stockholder and board member of Benefit Bank in Fort Smith.

Gibson was appointed to serve as justice of the peace for Sebastian County from 1999-2000 and to the Criminal Detention Review Committee from 2006-2008.

He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in public administration and a master’s in business administration. He also received a juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1983.



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