University adds two new board membersHarding University President David B. Burks announces two
new members to the board of trustees. The board added the new
members prior to its semiannual meeting May 13.
Bruce Binkley of Broken Arrow, Okla., is president and chief executive
officer of T.D. Williamson Inc. A 1980 Harding alumnus, he is a CPA
and also holds a Master in Taxation degree and M.B.A. in international
business from University of Tulsa. Binkley joined T.D. Williamson in
1987 as tax manager and has held several positions within the company.
He was appointed CEO in September 2008.
Binkley currently serves as president of the Indian Nations Council of
Boy Scouts of America and is a board member of the Tulsa Area Chamber
of Commerce and the Tulsa Area United Way. He is a founding member of
the Broken Arrow Economic Development Commission and a past board
member of Hope Harbor Children’s Home. He and his wife, Kim, have four
children, all of whom have attended Harding. Binkley is an elder at
Broken Arrow Church of Christ.
Vero Beach, Fla., native Honorable Joe Wild is the county judge for
Indian River County. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Catawba College
and a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law. In the past
he has served as assistant state attorney in both the felony and
county court divisions and also as special assistant state attorney
and special prosecutor.
Wild is chairman of Character Counts! Coalition of Indian River County
and is on the board of directors for Christian Home and Bible School
in Mt. Dora, Fla. In addition, he is an assistant coach of varsity
softball for Master’s Academy and served as a sports official for the
Florida High School Athletic Association from 1979 to 2007. He and his
wife, Glenda, have five children. Wild is an elder at Vero Beach
Church of Christ.
The 27-member board of trustees is the governing body of Harding
University, responsible for policy-making. Both new members attended
their first meeting May 13.