Riley appoints 4 Alabama A&M Trustees

Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has appointed four new members to the Alabama A&M University Board of Trustees.

They are Odysseus Lanier, The Rev. Tom Bell Jr., Norman D. Hill and Lucien Blankenship.

Lanier is a founding partner of McConnell Jones Lanier and Murphy accounting and consulting firm in Houston, Texas/

Bell of Huntsville, Ala., is the superintendent of the Northeast District of the United Methodist Church.

Hill is vice president of Volkert and Associates in Mobile, Ala.

Blankenship is an attorney in Birmingham, Ala.