CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed seven members to the Marshall University Board of Governors Friday, in addition to the appointment of three members on the West Virginia University BOG. New members appointed to the Marshall University Board of Governors include James Bailes, of Huntington; Phil Cline, of Huntington; Tim Dagostine, of Huntington and Christie Kinsey, of Lavalette. They replace Michael Farrell, Verna Gibson, Letitia "Tish" Chafin and John Hess. Tomblin also reappointed Ed Howard, of Scottsdale, Arizona; Dale Lowther, of Parkersburg; and Joseph Touma, of Huntington to the Marshall board. Rob Alsop of Charleston was appointed as the newest member of the WVU Board of Governors. Also, Diane Lewis, of Morgantown, and Wheeling resident William Wilmoth were reappointed to the board. "I'm pleased these men and women have accepted this opportunity to serve on the board of governors," Tomblin said. "Together, their knowledge, skills and expertise will help guide these universities and help ensure a brighter future for our young people." The appointments are effective immediately. Other members of the WVU Board of Governors include David Alvarez, Ellen Cappellanti, James Dailey, Thomas Flaherty, Raymond Lane, William Nutting, Andrew Payne, Edward Robinson, JR Rogers, Charles Vest, Dixie Martinelli, Lisa DiBartolomeo, Robert Griffith and Ryan Campione. Other Marshall University Board of Governor members include Phyllis Arnold, Oshel Craigo, David Haden, Joseph McDonie, Michael Sellards and Wyatt Scaggs. Reach Mackenzie Mays at email@example.com or 304-348-4814.