The University of Guam board of regents elected Christopher K. Felix as its chairman at its April 18 meeting. The other new board officers are Mari Flor Herrero, vice chairperson; Jerold W. Filush, treasurer.
Felix was also elected as the chairperson in November to temporarily fill the seat of outgoing board chair Elizabeth C. “Betty” Gayle.
Other bregents who were appointed into committees by the chairperson are Jillette T. Leon Guerrero (pending replacement); Elvin Y. Chiang; Hyo Sang Ji (pending replacement); Liza J. Provido; Sandra H. McKeever; and Annie Fay Camacho (student regent pending replacement).
UOG president Thomas W. Krise serves as the executive secretary of the board.
Regents are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Guam Legislature. They serve a term of six years.
The board of regents has general supervision over the university and meets no fewer than four times per year. The board sets the policies governing the duties, conditions of employment, compensation, and salary of all university employees and also submits an annual budget to the Legislature. (PR)