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Gov. Rick Perry appointed three former students to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents in July, including Mays Development Council member James P. Wilson ’81 of Sugar Land.

Wilson, whose term will last until 2013 pending Texas senate confirmation, joins current regents and business grads Lupe Fraga ’57 and Bill Jones ’81.

Wilson, BBA graduate, is chairman and CEO of JK Acquisition Corporation, a Houston-based investment firm. He is also chair of SupplyOne Holdings, a specialty paper manufacturing and distribution firm. Wilson is a board member of First Community Bank of Sugar Land and a director of Alpha Circuits, Inc., an electronics manufacturing services provider. He is also a member of the executive committee of the 12th Man Foundation.

Both Wilson’s father and father-in-law are Aggies, his son just finished his freshman year at Texas A&M, and his daughter plans to attend as well.

— Staff Reports