Jimmy D. Clark has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the NC State Board of Trustees. He replaces Gayle Lanier, whose term has expired.
Clark is owner and president of Guy M. Turner Inc. a Greensboro-based company founded in 1924. The company specializes in heavy rigging, specialized transportation and crane services, and has 10 offices in seven U.S. states.
Clark received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from NC State in 1974 and is a registered professional engineer. He served as chair of the NC State Board of Visitors, and is a member of the NC State Engineering Foundation Board, Dean’s Circle, Student Aid Association, Alumni Association and The Walter Hines Page Society. He has also served on the Park Scholarship Selection Committee and has established the Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished Professorship for NC State’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
NC State’s Board of Trustees is composed of 13 members; eight are elected by the UNC Board of Governors, four are appointed by the governor, and the remaining member is the president of the student government.