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For immediate release: December 15, 2009

D. Kirk Edwards Reappointed to Dallas Fed's El Paso Branch Board

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has reappointed D. Kirk Edwards of Odessa to the bank’s El Paso Branch board of directors. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2012.

He has served on the El Paso Branch Board since 2007 and served as chairman in 2009.

A former petroleum engineer with Texaco Inc., Edwards is president of MacLondon Royalty Company in Odessa and serves as manager of MacLondon Energy LP and Alexis Energy LP. He is also a partner in Tierra Del Este, a residential development company.

Edwards represents his hometown of Odessa and West Texas through leadership in several other major volunteer and appointed positions as well.

He currently serves as past president of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, one of America’s largest regional oil and gas associations.

In 2005, Gov. Rick Perry appointed Edwards to the West Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization. In 2009, Texas House of Representatives Speaker Joe Straus appointed Edwards to the Oilfield Cleanup Fund Advisory Committee.

Edwards is also a past chairman of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce and a former Odessa city councilman.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

The El Paso Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed board of directors and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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