quits state colleges board
has resigned his
seat on the Nebraska State College
Board of Trustees.
, 84, of Table Rock, Neb., represented southeast Nebraska's Legislative District 1 from 1993 to 2005.
He resigned from the State College Board effective Jan. 19.
Gov. Dave Heineman announced Wednesday that he
is accepting applications to fill out Vrtiska's six-year term, which runs until January 2013.
said that at 84, he
felt it was time to "slow down.