Monday, April 4, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the following appointments to education-related boards. Each appointment must be confirmed by the Senate.
Board of Regents of Eastern Oklahoma State College
Teresa K. Jackson, of Hartshorne, is being reappointed for a new seven-year term that will expire in 2023. Jackson, a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, is senior executive officer of health for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
Board of Regents of Murray State College
Dr. Scott Wood, of Tishomingo, is replacing Ronald Austin, who resigned. Wood, who will serve the remainder of Austin’s term that expires in 2020, operates Wood Chiropractic Clinic and Texoma Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic LLC. He also is a tribal legislator for the Chickasaw Nation.
Board of Regents of Tulsa Community College
Samuel Combs III, of Bixby, is replacing Masoud Moazami, who resigned. He will serve the remainder of Moazami’s term, which expires in 2018. Combs, who graduated from Oklahoma State University, is president and chief executive officer of COMSTAR Advisors LLC. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate on March 8.
Board of Regents of Western Oklahoma State College
Justin R. Lewis, of Frederick, is replacing Gilmer J. Capps. He will serve a seven-year term that expires in 2023. Lewis, who earned a master’s in business administration from Oklahoma Christian University, is vice president of OKC Trading LLC.
Board of Trustees for the University Center of Ponca City
Jeremy Frazier, of Cushing, is replacing Homer L. Nicholson, who resigned. He will serve the remainder of Nicholson’s term, which expires in 2018. Frazier, who earned a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Central Oklahoma, is assistant city manager for the city of Cushing. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate on March 8.
Board of Trustees for the University Center of Southern Oklahoma
Keith King, of Ardmore, is being reappointed for a new nine-year term that will expire in 2025. King, who earned a finance degree from the University of Missouri, is executive vice president and chief financial officer of First National Bank and Trust Co. of Ardmore.