Plainview dentist named vice chairman of Wayland board

Dr. Gary Abercrombie, a 1973 Wayland Baptist University graduate and a dentist in Plainview, was named vice chairman of Wayland's Board of Trustees during Thursday's fall board meeting.

A member of the board since 1997, Abercrombie is in his second three-year term. He has also served for several years on the board of the Association of Former Students, holding the office of president at one time.

Abercrombie received his DDS degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. He has been in private practice in Plainview for many years. He and his wife Janice, also a Wayland graduate, have three children.