COLUMBUS - Gov. Bob Taft has appointed three new members and reappointed a fourth to the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees, which oversees operation of the two-year technical college in Archbold.
The new members are:
The governor reappointed Peter C. Beck of Napoleon to the board. Vice president of manufacturing and a member of the board of directors for the Automatic Feed Co., he once attended the college. All of the appointees will serve terms expiring in 2008 with the exception of Ms. Derck, who replaces a trustee who resigned in midterm. Her term will expire in June.
The governor appointed the college's president, Larry G. McDougle of Napoleon, to an indefinite term on the Governor's Workforce Policy Board. The panel advises the governor on issues designed to keep Ohio's work force competitive.
Dr. McDougle replaces Jerry Sue Thornton of Cleveland. Dr. McDougle received his bachelor's degree from the University of Findlay, his master's from the Kent State University, and his doctorate from the University of Toledo.
William E. Ruse of Findlay was appointed for an indefinite term on the work-force board, replacing W. Paul Worstell of Leipsic. Mr. Ruse is president emeritus of Blanchard Valley Health Association. He earned his bachelor's degree from Ohio Northern University, his master's from Xavier University, and his law degree from the University of Toledo.
Kenneth F. Bond of Defiance was reappointed to the Council on Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, which advises the Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.
Members of all three panels are compensated for expenses only.