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HUNTINGTON -– West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin has reappointed three members of Marshall University's Board of Governors to four-year terms.

Those reappointed to terms ending June 30, 2010, include current board chairman Menis E. Ketchum of Huntington, current board vice chairman Robert L. Shell Jr. of Barboursville, and past board chairman Gary G. White of Logan.

The newest member of the board is Susan K. Richardson, a resident of Rome, Ohio, who is chairwoman of the Marshall Community and Technical College Board of Advisors. Richardson, who replaced William A. Smith, was sworn in at the Board of Governors' meeting in June.

Richardson, a Marshall graduate, has been with Somerville & Company P.L.L.C., in Huntington since 1983. She became a partner with the company in 1991. Richardson serves on the advisory board for the Development of Accounting and Legal Environment in the Lewis College of Business at Marshall.

"I was very pleased to be asked to chair the Marshall Community and Technical College Board of Advisors and look forward to working with the University Board of Governors as they guide the administration of both institutions through the challenges to be faced in the future," Richardson said. "I will strive to contribute effectively to the group."

Ketchum is a senior partner with Ketchum, Bailey & Tweel in Huntington. Shell is chairman and CEO of Guyan International in Huntington. And White is president and CEO of International Industries Inc. in Gilbert, W.Va.

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