Marshall Stinnett has been a member of the Board of Regents since 2001. Stinnett served as president of the board in 2004, 2005 and 2010. He is a Portales native and Eastern New Mexico University alumnus, graduating with a degree in marketing and retailing in 1959. Capping a distinguished career in the newspaper industry, he is now vice president of Southern Newspapers. He lives in Portales with his wife, Helen.