University of Central Florida Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández was recently named to the College Board’s governing body.

The nonprofit organization is a well known for administering the SAT, PSAT and Advancement Placements tests throughout the nation.

Martínez-Fernández, a History professor at UCF since 2004, was one of seven new trustees appointed in a ceremony held in New York City on Oct. 23. He will serve as on the 31-member governing board through 2011.

Along with the other trustees, he will be responsible for assisting in legal and fiduciary decisions; approving the mission, strategic goals and objectives of the organization; establishing policies; and advising those responsible for the management of the organization. Martínez-Fernández is also the newly appointed chair of the College Board’s Academic Assembly Council.