Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following judicial appointment:
Edward “Allen” Gordon, Morrilton, as Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court for the case styled 11-1061, DIRECTV, Inc. v. Jo Murray, Individually and on Behalf of an Arkansas Class of Similarly Situated Persons. Replaces Justice Jim Gunter, who has disqualified himself from this case.
Governor Beebe also announced the following education board appointment:
Dr. Jay Barth, Little Rock, to the State Board of Education. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Replaces Dr. Ben Mays.
Governor Beebe also announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:
Frankie Joe Dillard, Mountain Home, to the Baxter County Quorum Court for District 7. Appointment expires December 31, 2012. Replaces Wade Robson.
Lynn Franquemont, Litt
le Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Deaf and Hearing Impaired Telecommunications Services Corporation. Appointment expires June 1, 2015.
Debi Havner, Bentonville, to the Arkansas Governor's Mansion Commission. Appointment expires April 1, 2017. Replaces Marilyn Bogle.
Jerry Hyde, Paragould, reappointed to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2014.
Billy Lindsey, Heber Springs, as a commissioner emeritus to the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission. This is a life term.
John Strode, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Deaf and Hearing Impaired Telecommunications Services Corporation. Appointment expires June 1, 2015. Replaces Lang Zimmerman.
Charles Suiter, Jr., West Memphis, as a Crittenden County Justice of the Peace for District 6. Appointment expires December 31, 2012. Replaces L.D. Callan.