The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently elected Gary Clark of Chipley to serve as Chair of the Board for the 2008-09 year. Clark is vice president of Member Services for West Florida Electric Cooperative. He succeeds outgoing chair Gina Stuart, a realtor from Marianna.
Jeff Crawford Jr., of Marianna, a retired farmer, was elected vice chair of the board.
Nine trustees—appointed by the Florida Governor—represent Chipola’s five-county district on the board. They include: John Padgett, Gina Stuart and Jeff Crawford of Jackson County, Gary Clark and Jan Page of Washington County, Brenda Taylor and Bob Jones of Holmes County, Danny Ryals of Calhoun County and Mark Plummer of Liberty County.
The board meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the college Public Service Building to set policy for the college.