New trustee named by governor

Gov. Bob Taft has appointed William J. Primrose III of Westlake to the BGSU Board of Trustees.

William J. Primrose III

Primrose will complete the unexpired term of Edward Ferkany of Worthington, who resigned in June to move to Florida. Primrose will serve until May 17, 2006.

The new trustee is president of Primrose, Inc., which comprises Dickey-Grabler Co., Red Rock Stamping, Tremont, Inc., and The Metal Marker Manufacturing Co. in northeast Ohio. He is a former president of Dickey-Grabler.

A 1974 graduate of BGSU with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Primrose is a member of the Dean’s Council in the College of Business Administration. He has also served on the BGSU Foundation Board and the Alumni Board, and is a member of the Presidents Club.

In his community, he is active with Leadership Cleveland, the National Association of Accountants, the Fairview Lutheran Foundation and the Precision Metalforming Association.

August 8, 2005