Gov. Perry has appointed Jesse Ray Adams, of Longview, to serve on the Texas Radiation Advisory Board, until at least April 2013.
The board advises the state on radiation issues and reviews the rules, policies and programs of state agencies that regulate radiation.
Adams is a firefighter and paramedic for the city of Longview. He is a member of the International Association of Firefighters.
Adams attended the Kilgore College Fire Academy and Paramedic Program. He replaces Mike Walsh of San Antonio.