The Office of the Governor of Texas reports that Anthony Burks of Fort Worth, Texas, has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on the state’s Manufactured Housing Board. Burks is president and co-founder of Vendigm Companies LLC, a founding board member of the Construction Industry Outreach Advisory Council, and belongs to the Tarrant County Apartment Association Governmental Committee. He also belongs to the Fort Worth Black Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee, the Fort Worth Rotary Club, and chairs the Vendigm Foundation Entrepreneur Program. Burks has a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University. The state senate must confirm his appointment to the board, which runs through Jan. 31, 2017.