A Lexington attorney was elected vice chairman of the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents for the 2011-12 year.
J. David Porter was elected at the June 24 board meeting, a WKU news release said. His term on the Board ends in 2014.
Porter is based in Stites & Harbison's Lexington office and focuses on trusts and estate administration, estate planning and charitable giving, charitable and non-profit organizations, estate and gift taxes, probate and fiduciary law, according to the release.
He graduated from WKU and the University of Kentucky College of Law.
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Freddie Higdon of Lebanon was elected chairman, and Dr. Melissa B. Dennison of Glasgow was named secretary.