Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced several appointments this week, which included the following local residents and those in the Northeast Arkansas region:

Bill Tripp, of Paragould, was appointed as Justice of the Peace for the Greene County Quorum Court, District 11. The appointment expires Dec. 31, 2022. He replaces Ronnie Wood.

Dr. Mark Foster, of Paragould, was appointed to the Full Independent Practice Credentialing Committee. The appointment expires Sept. 1, 2024.

Lorie Whitby, of Lafe, was reappointed to the Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission. This appointment expires June 30, 2027.

Dr. John Nowlin, of Jonesboro, was appointed to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board. The appointment expires Aug. 1, 2025. Dr. Nowlin replaces Amy Whitehead.

Dr. Mark Reiner, of Jonesboro, was reappointed to the Arkansas Board of Podiatric Medicine. This appointment expires Aug. 31, 2024.

Dr. Mitzi Scotten, of Jonesboro, was appointed to the Full Independent Practice Credentialing Committee. The appointment expires Sept. 1, 2024.

Randy Scott, of Blytheville, was reappointed to the State Banking Board. This appointment expires Dec. 31, 2025.

Brice Hicks, of Blytheville, was appointed Constable for Chickasawba Township in Mississippi County. The appointment expires Dec. 31, 2022. Hicks replaces Randy Moody.

Boyce Barnett, of Cave City, was appointed to the Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas. The appointment expires June 15, 2023. Barnett replaces George Taylor.

Mandy McFall, of Leachville, was appointed to the Arkansas Geological Survey. The appointment expires Jan. 14, 2025. McFall replaces Maryln Looney.

Judge Tonya Alexander, of Marion, was reappointed to the Arkansas Public Defender Commission. This appointment expires July 1, 2023.

Mark Constant, of Marked Tree, was reappointed to the HCAVR Licensing Board. This appointment expires June 30, 2025.

Anntonia Magruder, of West Memphis, was reappointed to the Advisory Council of the Arkansas Arts Council. This appointment expires June 30, 2025.

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