Dwight Spencer of Sallisaw has been appointed to the Carl Albert State College Board of Regents. The appointment made by Governor Mary Fallin was confirmed by the Oklahoma State Senate in May, and he attended his first meeting of the Board on June 7, 2016 in his official capacity as Regent Spencer.
Spencer succeeds the late Jerry Hetherington and will fill the unexpired term that ends July 1, 2019.
CASC President Garry M. Ivey stated, “Our thanks go to Senator Mark Allen and the Governor for helping make this possible. Regent Spencer values the mission of the College, and with his close ties to Sallisaw, will be a vital member of the CASC Board of Regents.” Ivey continued, “Dwight is joining a strong group of CASC regents, and I am confident these board members will provide leadership that enables Carl Albert State College to thrive in the years ahead.”
Ivey explained, “Dwight has worked with others in the Sallisaw area for many years in fund raising for CASC scholarships, and he is dedicated to the continued success of Carl Albert State College.”
Spencer is General Manager/Owner of Blue Ribbon Auto Group in Sallisaw. In addition to his support of CASC, Spencer is active in the Sallisaw community including current chairman of the Diamond Daze Festival Entertainment Committee, and a Title Sponsor for the Sallisaw Lions Club RAM Rodeo. In 2011 he was named the Outstanding Festival Volunteer, is a past president of the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce, and in 2009 was named the Sallisaw Chamber Member of the Year. His education background includes a bachelor of science in business administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.