The Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee has approved three new members to the Kansas Board of Regents.
Dave Murfin of Wichita, Daniel J. Thomas of Mission Hills and Dennis A. Mullin of Manhattan — each appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback in June — will serve four-year terms on the board, which oversees public universities in Kansas.
They fill positions vacated by Fred Logan of Leawood, Kenny Wilk of Basehor and Robba Moran of Manhattan.
Murfin, chief executive of Murfin Inc., is on several boards, including the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, Wichita Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Oil & Gas Resources Fund, University of Kansas School of Business Board of Advisers and University of Kansas Endowment.
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Thomas, a periodontist in the Kansas City area, is director of the KU Hospital Authority Board and the Kansas Arts Foundation Board.
Mullin, chairman and chief executive of Steel and Pipe Supply, is a member of the Business Advisory Council for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University, the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and Greater Manhattan Community Foundation. He also is a board member for the Kansas State Bank of Manhattan.