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Gov. Perry Appoints Three to Texas State University System Board of Regents

Friday, February 15, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas State University System Board of Regents for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2019.

Charlie Amato of San Antonio is co-founder and chairman of SWBC. He is chair of the University of the Incarnate Word Board of Trustees, vice chairman of the Texas Business Leadership Council, and past chairman of the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County General Campaign. He is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Business & Community Advisory Board and Archdiocese of San Antonio Catholic Community Foundation, a board member of Christus Santa Rosa Health System, San Antonio Cancer Therapy and Research Center Board of Governors and Lone Star Capital Bank, and chairman of the Lone Star Capital Bank Advisory Board. He is also a member and past chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame, and a board member and past chairman of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. Amato received a bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University. He is reappointed to the board.

Vernon Reaser III of Bellaire is president of Texas Teachers Alternative Certification and Texas Educators Association Inc. He is a past member of the Texas Association of Realtors and Independent Cattleman's Association of Texas. He is also a past board member of Victoria Crime Stoppers and past secretary of the Victoria Junior Chamber of Commerce. Reaser received a bachelor's degree and a Master of Business Administration from Texas State University.

William "Bill" Scott of Nederland is chairman and CEO of Trans-Global Solutions Inc. He is a member of the West Gulf Maritime Association, International Dry Bulk Terminals Society, and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. He is a member of the Lamar University College of Business Board of Advisors and Capital Campaign Cabinet, and a board member of the Lamar University Foundation, Texas Energy Museum, Symphony of Southeast Texas, and Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners. He is also past president and executive board member of the Boy Scouts of America Three Rivers Council. Scott received a bachelor's degree from Lamar University. He is reappointed to the board.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

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