An Iowa State University junior has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to serve on the Board of Regents. Zack Leist, who is majoring in agricultural business, international agriculture and economics, with a minor in agronomy, is from Clarion. He fills the unexpired term of Rachael Johnson, who resigned from the board in March. Leist’s term on the board expires on April 30, 2021. He is involved in a wide variety of activities at Iowa State, including Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, the Agricultural Business Club, the Iowa Corn Growers Club, the Collegiate Cattlemen’s Club and CALS Ambassadors. He has also made several study abroad trips. Leist currently works as an intern at Syngenta. As the student regent, he will represent students from all three regents universities.