Regents elects Phares as Vice Chairman


The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has elected Howard Hawks as chairman for the coming year. Hawks, of Omaha, was elected to the Board in 2002. Regent Bob Phares of North Platte was elected vice chairman.

Phares was elected mayor of North Platte at age 28 and served two terms in that role. Currently he is president and owner of Phares Financial Services Inc., a financial planning and services firm in North Platte. Phares was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2006 and elected in 2010.


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