Gov. Mike Beebe announced the following judicial appointment:

Chris Palmer, Little Rock, as Circuit Judge in the Third Division of the 6th Judicial District. Appointment expires December 31, 2014. He replaces Jay Moody who was appointed to the federal bench last week.

Beebe also announced appointments to the following boards and commissions:

Jacqueline Bettis, Springdale, reappointed to the Arkansas Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2017.

Betty Bradshaw, Pine Bluff, reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires January 14, 2018.

Dr. Ralph Broadwater, Little Rock, reappointed to the Oversight Committee on Breast Cancer Research. Appointment expires January 1, 2018.

Captain Michael Cossey, North Little Rock, to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Appointment expires October 14, 2016. This is a new position.

Richard Dawe, Melbourne, to the State Emergency Response Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2018. Replaces Barry Birkheard.

James “Marty” Eaton, Jonesboro, to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires January 25, 2016. Replaces Noal Lawhon II.

Alan Fortenberry, Springdale, reappointed to the State Board of Health. Appointment expires December 31, 2017.

Dr. Carl Fredrickson, Conway, reappointed to the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2018.

James Gately, Rogers, to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy. Appointment expires August 17, 2018. Replaces Bill Millager.

Joe Harris, Jr., Osceola, to the Arkansas Waterways Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Jim Frazier.

Don Hindman, Sherwood, reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires January 14, 2018.

Barbara Hovarter, Stamps, to the Burial Association Board. Appointment expires December 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 January 14, 2019. Replaces Henrietta Williams.

Paul Mruk, Mountain Home, reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging. Appointment expires January 14, 2018.

Dr. Nannette Nicholson, Little Rock, reappointed to the Universal Newborn Hearing, Screening, Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board. Appointment expires January 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 January 14, 2019.

Dr. Jim Rankin, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2018. Replaces Dr. Glen Jones, Jr.

Kerri Sernel, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission. Appointment expires October 15, 2016. Replaces Al Lopez.

Opal Sims, England, reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Volunteerism. Appointment expires January 8, 2017.

Chief Tim Stuckey, Sheridan, to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Appointment expires October 14, 2016. Replaces James Sierzchula.

Daren Sweat, Maumelle, to the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority. Appointment expires January 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 January 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.
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 January 14, 2018.

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