COLUMBUS - Gov. Bob Taft yesterday made three appointments to the state Board of Regents to replace members whose terms expired or who resigned.
The nine-member board plans and coordinates higher-education efforts in Ohio and prepares the state's spending for colleges and universities.
The new members are: Bruce R. Beeghly of Struthers. He is president of Altronic, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of electronic products. Mr. Beeghly, who received a bachelor of science degree from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., replaces Gerald Gordon, whose term expired. Edward J. Rigaud of Cincinnati. He is president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and a retired Procter & Gamble executive. He has degrees from Xavier University in New Orleans and the University of Cincinnati. He replaces Floyd Nickerson, who resigned. Donna M. Alvarado of Granville. She is founder and managing director of Aguila International, a consulting firm. She replaces Tahlman Krumm, whose term expired.
Members of the Board of Regents serve nine-year terms and are compensated for expenses only.