Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Tech University System Board Of Regents

~ Governor Greg Abbott has appointed three individuals to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents for terms set to expire on January 31, 2029. Clay C. Cash of Lubbock, Tim G. Culp of Midland, and Shelley Sweatt, Ed.D. of Wichita Falls have been selected for the positions, which are subject to Senate confirmation.

Clay C. Cash is president of Cash Family Investments and the Cash Family Foundation in Lubbock. He previously served as vice president of Atmos Energy and has held several leadership roles during his career with the company from 1994 until his retirement in 2018. He is a board member of the Texas Rangers Association Foundation and the Ranching Heritage Association, which supports the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech University. Additionally, he serves on the Texas Tech System PAC and the Texas Tech Foundation Board. Cash received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas Tech University.

Tim G. Culp is president of Southwest Royalties, Inc., Desert Production, Inc., and founder and president of Tandem Energy Corporation as well as vice president of Adobe Resources Corporation in Midland. He is a member and former board of directors member of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and former member of the Texas Society of CPAs and American Society of CPAs. He is chair of the Texas Tech University Foundation Board, Texas Tech University Athletics Committee Executive Team, and First United Methodist Church Midland Executive Team as well as a former board member for Midland Chamber of Commerce and chair for National Multiple Sclerosis Society – West Texas Division. Culp received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University.

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Shelley Sweatt, Ed.D., is president and CEO for The Priddy Foundation as well as president for The Priddy Foundation Board Trustees in Wichita Falls where she has held numerous positions within Burkburnett Independent School District including high school chemistry teacher, high school assistant principal, executive director for curriculum instruction assessment among others She is an honorary life member for Texas Association School Administrators; member Exponent Philanthropy; Grantmakers Effective Organizations; board member Wichita Falls Chamber Commerce; sustaining member Junior League Wichita Falls; co-chair Texas Rural Funders Membership Committee; board Philanthropy Southwest; chair Professional Learning Committee; conference planning committee member; board River Bend Nature Center Appraisal Review Board Wichita County; steering committee Falls Fest committee Council Advancement Science Teaching; Association Supervision Curriculum Development Learning Forward First United Methodist Church; board regent Texas Woman's University former regent Midwestern State University Sweatt received Bachelor Science Education from Texas Tech University Master Education Educational Supervision from Woman's Doctorate Educational Administration North

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The appointments are an important step towards strengthening education opportunities within the state by bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated commitment to their respective fields through their professional experience and educational achievements at various universities across the state including but not limited to:Texas Tech University,Texas Woman's University ,University NorthTexas .The new appointees will bring valuable insight into how best to serve students while also providing guidance on how best to manage resources within this system .The new appointees will be instrumental in helping shape policies that will ensure that students receive quality education while also ensuring that resources are managed efficiently .This appointment will help ensure that students receive quality education while also ensuring that resources are managed efficiently .

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