Charles A. Beckham Jr., a partner in Haynes and Boone in Houston, has been elected president of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Beckham, who will serve a two-year term as president, will assume the role of principal operating officer of the college and will also lead and participate in numerous college programs and activities around the country. During more than 20 years of affiliation with the college, Beckham has held positions as a fellow, 5th Circuit regent, and chair of the college’s board of regents.