Advisory Council Member Appointed to Board of Regents
James Huffines, a Dallas native and member of the Ransom Center's Advisory Council, has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on the University of Texas System Board of Regents. A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU, Huffines is President of PNB Financial for the Austin region and Executive Vice President of Plains Capitol Corporation. He is the first Austinite to be appointed to the Board of Regents in the last 10 years.
Director Tom Staley adds, "He's also a fine tennis player."