Beebe announces 24 appointments


LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday appointed Curt Bradbury of Little Rock, chief operating officer of investment banking firm Stephens Inc., to serve on the state Prescription Drug Monitoring Advisory Committee.

The appointment was among 24 Beebe made to judicial seats, boards and commissions.

Bradbury, who became an advocate against prescription drug abuse after the 2010 death of his son, Cameron, will serve at the will of the governor. The position is new.

Beebe also announced two judicial appointments. Amy Brazil of Conway will replace Rhonda Wood as circuit judge in the 5th Division Court of the 20th Judicial District. The appointment expires Dec. 31, 2014.

Tim Parker of Eureka Springs will replace Marianne McBeth as district judge of the Western District of Carroll County. The appointment expires Dec. 31, 2014.

Beebe also announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

—Chris Allen of Little Rock, reappointed to the Delta Cultural Center Policy Advisory Board. The appointment expires Oct. 1, 2015.

—Sondra Bedwell of Texarkana replaces Mary Hartwig on the Arkansas Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Commission. The appointment expires July 1, 2014.

—Tommy Branch of Little Rock replaces Eric Meyerson on the Public Transportation Coordination Council. The appointment expires Sept. 20, 2015.

—Charles Crow of Little Rock replaces Tommy Thompson on the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board. The appointment expires Jan. 14, 2016.

—Clay Crump III of Kirby, reappointed to the Marine Sanitation Advisory Committee. The appointment expires Oct. 5, 2015.

—Elaine Eubank of Little Rock replaces James “Ed” Doman on the Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board. The appointment expires Oct. 15, 2015.

—Mauricio Herrera of Rogers, appointed to an open position on the Northwest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees. His term will be determined by the drawing of lots.

—Alfred Hogan Sr.of Turrell replaces Leonard Swift on the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee, Judicial District 2. The appointment expires Jan. 14, 2016.

—Mike Horton of Hensley replaces Gary Horton on the Arkansas Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics Advisory Board. The appointment expires Sept. 1, 2015.

—Donald Houseworth of Blytheville, reappointed to the Blytheville-Gosnell Regional Airport Authority. The appointment expires Nov. 1, 2018.

—Joshua Kilgore of Fort Smith, reappointed to the Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board. The appointment expires Oct. 15, 2015.

—Scott Landers of Little Rock replaces John Roper on the Marine Sanitation Advisory Committee. The appointment expires Oct. 5, 2014.

—Edgar Mersiovsky of Conway, reappointed to the Arkansas State Board of Registration for Professional Soil Classifiers. The appointment expires Nov. 1, 2017.

—Colleen Nick of Alma, reappointed to the Crime Victims Reparations Board. The appointment expires Oct. 5, 2016.

—Geovanny Sarmiento of Bentonville, appointed to an open position on the Northwest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees. His term will be determined by the drawing of lots.

—Ann Schlumberger of Little Rock replaces Thomas Flowers on the State Board of Career Education. The appointment expires June 30, 2016.

—Steven Son of Osceola replaces Molly Houseworth-Jackson on to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission. The appointment expires June 8, 2017.

—Tim Tackett of Dardanelle replaces Dr. John Cone on the Governor’s Trauma Advisory Board. The appointment expires July 1, 2016.

—Evan Tanner of Little Rock replaces V.A. Voltz on the Arkansas Scenic Resources Preservation Coordinating Committee. The appointment expires Oct. 1, 2014.

—Beverly Webb of Little Rock, reappointed to the State Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. The appointment expires Sept. 14, 2016.

—Taylor Wynn of Berryville replaces John Ed Isbell on the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board. The appointment expires Aug. 1, 2016.