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Greitens appoints three members to UM System Board of Curators



Gov. Eric Greitens has filled three vacancies on the UM System Board of Curators.

Darryl Chatman, Jeff Layman and Jamie Farmer are the three new curators, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Two seats remain vacant.

Chatman is an attorney and the former deputy director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture where he established a summer program for children. He received master’s degrees in animal science and agricultural economics and a law degree from MU. Chatman also was a Missouri linebacker in the 1990s and a member of the athletic director search committee last year.

Layman is a senior vice president at Morgan Stanley in Springfield and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Missouri State University. He also studied business at MU.

Farmer is the president of Farmer Holding Co. She has  an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and an undergraduate degree in marketing, finance and real estate from MU.

The appointments come after Greitens rejected former Gov. Jay Nixon’s picks, Jon Sundvold and student representative Patrick Graham. Two other Nixon appointments, Tom Voss and Mary Nelson, resigned in January.

Read more: Columbia Missourian, The Missouri Times

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