Barbour announces new board members

Governor Haley Barbour announced his new appointments to the State College Board today.

Doug Rouse of Hattiesburg and Christy Pickering of Biloxi were named to the State College Board. Rouse is a surgeon at Southern Bone and Joint, and Pickering is a USM graduate and CPA from Biloxi.

The other two members are C.D. Smith from Meridian and Alan Perry of Jackson.

Four board members will be leaving their posts after the April meeting, when their terms expire.

They are: Virginia Shanteau Newton of Gulfport, Roy Estes of Carierre, Thomas Colbert of Brandon, and D.E. Magee of Jackson.