Governor Parson appoints two from our area to Commissions

Governor Mike Parson Thursday announced four appointments to various boards and commissions. Two of the appointments involved people in the Fort Leonard Wood region. Gib Adkins, of Lebanon, was appointed to the Missouri Community Service Commission. He currently serves as Regional Outreach Administrator for Missouri State University Central Region. He and his wife, Angela, have owned and operated an independent insurance agency for the past 35 years in Lebanon. He has served as Assistant District Governor for Rotary International, past president of the Lebanon R-III Board of Education, and a member of the Lebanon City Council since 2015.
Adkins holds a Bachelor of Science in political science and history from Missouri State University. Marie Lasater, of Licking, was appointed to the Coroner Standards and Training Commission. She has served as the Texas County Coroner since 2017. Lasater is a board-certified Fellow with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, certified by the American Association of Suicidology, and is a member of the American Association of Forensic Scientists. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina.