Gov. Rick Perry appointed four members to the nine-member UH System Board of Regents on Tuesday. The new members will be sworn in Tuesday at a board meeting.
Nelda Blair, Jacob Monty, Carroll Robertson Ray and Mica Mosbacher are awaiting confirmation by the Texas Senate.
The new appointees will replace regents Michael Cemo, Raul Gonzalez, Leroy Hermes and Morgan Dunn O’Connor.
The Houston Chronicle reported that Ray would serve for three years until 2011, while Blair, Monty and Mosbacher will serve for five years until 2013.
O’Connor’s term expired in August 2005.
Terms for Cemo, Gonzalez and Hermes expired in August 2007.
UH System Board of Regents appointments at a glance
President and owner of Blair Law Firm
Board of Directors chairwoman of the Woodlands Township
Managing partner at law firm, Monty Partners
Hispanic Alliance for Progress board member
General counsel to the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
Carroll Robertson Ray
Andrews and Kurth firm attorney
Secretary for the Cullen Trust for Performing Arts
Houston Ballet, Houston Museum of Natural Science and Neuhaus Center board member
Houston Ballet trustee
Fundraiser for the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Houston Area Women’s Center and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.