Franks appointed to Board of Trustees

O.A Buddy Franks, Jr.

O.A. Buddy Franks, Jr., has been appointed to a five year term on the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees by Governor Mike Beebe.

A life-long resident of Magnolia, Franks has served on the Board since 2010 when he was appointed to fill the remaining two years of a position vacated by Dr. Jack Harrington.

Franks is a 1954 graduate of SAU. After receiving a degree in business, he spent 14 years at the First National Bank of Magnolia before becoming a commissioned agent with Mobile Oil Company. His career in oil and gas distribution spanned more than four decades.

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