Locals named to boards, commissions

Locals named to boards, commissions

Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 9:19 pm

Three Obion County women are among 112 men and women Gov. Phil Bredesen has appointed to serve on 37 state boards and commissions.
Veronica Thornton of Union City has been appointed to the Private Probation Services Council, while Ellarine Moses of Union City and Shelly Arnett of Samburg have both been appointed to the Tennessee Community Services Agency board of directors.
Other appointments from northwest Tennessee include Ray Stevenson of Martin to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Equal & Fair Employment Opportunity; Stuart Marshall Currie of Martin to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Health; Marvin E. Alexander of Martin to the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission; Sammy K. Copeland of Dyer to the Tennessee Community Services Agency board of directors; and James L. Byford of Martin to the West Tennessee River Basin Authority.
“The state of Tennessee is very fortunate to have citizens like these men and women who are willing to serve the state through its boards and commissions,” Bredesen said. “They will be valuable additions to the respective boards they have been appointed to represent, and I appreciate their commitment and willingness to serve.”
Appointment terms vary based on statutory recommendations or term limits specified by geographic or other qualifications.

Published in The Messenger 10.11.10

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