Gov. Robert Bentley has appointed four new members to the University of South Alabama Board of Trustees, including Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson.
The new trustees include Chandra Brown Stewart of Mobile, executive director of Lifelines Counseling Services; Robert “Ron” D. Jenkins III of Tucson, Ariz., business development director in the Advanced Missile Systems product line for littoral combat ship systems at Raytheon Missile Systems and Michael P. Windom of Mobile, owner of Windom Law, LLC.
In addition to those appointments, trustees Bryant Mixon of Geneva, Ala., retired sheriff and Kenneth O. Simon of Birmingham, attorney and partner with Christian & Small, LLC., were reappointed by the governor.
The new trustees succeed J. Cecil Gardner of Mobile, attorney and managing partner of The Gardner Firm; Samuel L. Jones of Mobile, who recently served eight years as the city’s mayor; Christie D. Miree of Atlanta, Ga., manager of transmission project management for Georgia Power Company and the late Larry D. Striplin of Birmingham, who passed away in 2012.