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Ada Jobs Foundation holds Annual Board of Directors Meeting

7/31/2007 by Ada Jobs
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The Ada Jobs Foundation held its Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on Friday, July 13, 2007. During this meeting newly elected board members were seated and outgoing board members were honored.  Board members are nominated and elected from the member organizations of the Ada Jobs Foundation.

The newly elected board members, who will serve three-year terms, are: Diane Criswell – Gem Jewelers, Wayne Case – Vision Bank, and H. Lone’ Beasley – Ada Evening News.  All three new board members are excited to be an integral part of the Ada Jobs Foundation.

Outgoing board members were: Jim Hamby – Vision Bank, Art Chapman – Chaprell Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and Tom Bolitho – Bolitho Media Services.  During their time as Ada Jobs Foundation Board members, Hamby served as both Vice Chairman and Chairman, Bolitho chaired the Marketing Committee, and Chapman oversaw the Transportation Committee. Their leadership and dedication has contributed to the ongoing success of the Ada Jobs Foundation. Outgoing Chairman Ken Johnson – Attorney at Law was also honored for his accomplishments as Chairman of the Board 2006-2007. Johnson will remain on the Ada Jobs Foundation Board for an additional year as Past Chairman.

Officer elections were also held during the Annual Meeting. John Martin – First United Bank was elected to the position of Chairman. Jimmy Eppler – Citizens Bank of Ada was elected Vice Chairman and Wayne Case – Vision Bank was elected to serve as Secretary/Treasurer. Chairman John Martin also made several committee chairperson appointments. Monica Cowart – People’s Electric Cooperative was appointed to chair the Marketing Committee, Bill Horne Jr. – Horne & Company, PC was appointed to the Transportation Committee, and Jimmy Eppler – Citizens Bank of Ada was appointed Membership Committee Chair. The Ada Jobs Foundation Board of Directors are eager to work hard to insure the continued economic success and growth of the Ada area.