JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KFVS) - Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced six appointments on Tuesday, July 9.
The appointments were to various boards, commissions and county office vacancies.
Among the appointments made by Gov. Parson was a Cape Girardeau County businessman.
Dennis Vinson, of Cape Girardeau, was appointed to the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents.
According to Southeast Missouri State University, Vinson’s term on the Board of Regents begins immediately and expires Jan. 1, 2023.
He replaces Kendra Neely-Martin of St. Louis, whose term on the Board has expired.
Vinson is the President and CEO of Signature Packaging and Paper, LLC in Jackson, Mo.
He currently serves as the Board Chair for the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Vinson is also a member of the SoutheastHEALTH System Board of Directors, the Boys and Girls Club of Cape Girardeau, The Bank of Missouri Advisory Board in Jackson, the 2030 Committee of the Missouri Chamber and the Board of Directors of the Cape Girardeau Area Magnet (Economic Development).
He formerly served as a Board Member of the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Jackson Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Missouri Innovation Corporation of Southeast Missouri State University and the Missouri Governor’s Economic Steering Committee.