Boyd Retires as OEM Coordinator
Travis Boyd of Piggott has announced his retirement as the Office of Emergency Management Coordinator for Clay County. Citing health issues, Boyd announced in an email to colleagues the retirement in an email on Friday, March 21. According to the announcement his final day on the job will be Thursday, March 27.
Boyd served as Clay County Judge in the early 1990's and was also later served two terms as State Representative. He has served as the OEM Coordinator since 2008 and has been responsible for helping to garner thousands of dollars in grant monies and equipment for the county.
"As I look back, it is hard for me to realize six years have passed since I took this position," Boyd said in making the announcement. "It has been a pleasure to work with each of you and I will miss seeing you at the quarterly meetings."
He also informed members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee of his replacement, noting "Mr. Alan Vaughn will be assuming the position, effective March 28, 2014. Those of you who attended the March meeting (of the LEPC) in Piggott may recall meeting Alan that day. I hope that all of you will continue to attend the meetings and give Alan your full support as you have me."