Appointment to university boards

Governor Mary Fallin announced these appointments to education-related boards. Each has been confirmed by the state Senate.

Board of Trustees for Langston University-Oklahoma City and Langston University-Tulsa

Stanley L. Evans, of Oklahoma City, was appointed to a seven-year term that ends in June 2023. He succeeds M.L. Jemison. Evans retired from the U.S. Army in 2000 after 32 years of service. He started law school at age 54 and went on to become associate dean for students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He retired in 2012, but is involved as a counselor, adviser and recruiter.

Board of Trustees for Oklahoma State University-Tulsa

John O’Connor, of Tulsa, was appointed to a seven-year term that ends in June 2022. He is succeeding Henry Primeaux. O’Connor, who earned his law degree from The University of Tulsa, is chairman and CEO of Newton, O’Connor, Turner & Ketchum law firm.

Board of Regents of Tulsa Community College

Caron Lawhorn, of Tulsa, was appointed to a seven-year term that ends in June 2023. She succeeds Larry D. Leonard. Lawhorn, who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tulsa, is senior vice president of ONE Gas Inc.