Members of ULS board selected

Gov. Bobby Jindal late Thursday named eight members to the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, including the wife of a former aide.

Kelly Faircloth, a Pineville chiropractor, was tapped to replace her husband, Jimmy Faircloth, Jindal’s former executive counsel, on the board, according to Shannon Bates, a spokeswoman for the governor.

The 16-member board oversees the state’s largest higher education system, with more than 93,000 students and nine universities, including the University of New Orleans; Southeastern Louisiana University, in Hammond; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; and Louisiana Tech University, in Ruston.

Jindal also appointed or reappointed:

Gary Solomon, of New Orleans, chairman of Crescent Bank and Trust.

Jimmie “Beau” Martin, of Cut Off, owner of B&J Martin, Inc.

Mark Romero, of New Iberia, executive vice president of Brown & Brown of Louisiana.

Jimmy Long Sr., of Natchitoches, former state representative.

Robert Shreve, of Baton Rouge, chief executive officer of Gulf South Business Systems and Consultants.

John Condos, of Lake Charles, president of Condos Legal and Legal Medical Solution LLC.

Winfred Sibille, of Sunset, retired educator.

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