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Wiles named Ozarka College Board of Trustees chairman

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Dennis Wiles of Horseshoe Bend was appointed Chairman of the Ozarka College Board of Trustees during the Board's regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Ozarka College - Melbourne.

Bob Evins of Cherokee Village was appointed Vice Chairman and Larry Sullivan of Mountain View was appointed Secretary. Trustee Sullivan was currently serving as Secretary and he will hold the position until his term expires July 2012.

Other members of the Board include Ben Cooper of Melbourne, who completed a two year term as Chairman Tuesday, Paul Weaver of Violet Hill, Jack Yancey of Brockwell, and Darla York of Salem.

"The Board of Trustees appoints new officers and makes committee assignments every other year on odd years," said Ozarka College President Dr. Richard Dawe. "Ben Cooper has served as a very strong Board Chair the past two years and through his leadership the College has achieved new levels of performance. Chair Wiles will continue to advance the Board and Ozarka College during his tenure. I am grateful to report to such a dedicated and cohesive Board of Trustees."

Trustee Wiles has served on the Board for the past four years and completed a two year term as Vice Chair Tuesday. He is the executive director for the White River Regional Housing Authority and is a native of Sharp County. He and his wife, Wanda, have two grown children and two grandchildren.

His term on the Board will expire July 2014.

Trustee Evins was also appointed as Chair of the Board's Finance Committee and will serve with Trustees Cooper and Wiles.

Trustee Weaver was appointed Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee and will serve with Trustees Sullivan and York.

Members of the Ozarka College Board of Trustees are appointed by the Governor and serve seven year terms.

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