Board of Directors

Class of 2021                         
Tasha Blackburn, Fort Smith
Leroy Brownlee, Little Rock
Mike Farris, Benton
Tommy Maxwell, Monticello
Steve Moss, North Little Rock
Renee Nestor, Bentonville
Quincey Ross, Monticello
Julie Trimble, El Dorado

Class of 2020                            

Anne Allen, Little Rock
Marie Bishop, Hot Springs
Frank Johnson, Fayetteville
Sharlie Rigby, Little Rock
Julie C. Robbins, Little Rock
Alan Rowell, Little Rock
Carol Sue Wooten, Fayetteville

Class of 2019                  

Ed Baldwin, Hot Springs Village
Bill Daniels, Monticello
Wanda Hartnuss, Little Rock
Vickey Jacobs, Monticello
Matt Lewis, Sherwood
Tip Pugh, Portland
Vann Smith, Little Rock
Alicia Whitaker, Monticello

Ex-Officio Members
Rev. Karen Akin, Little Rock
Dee Davenport, Little Rock
Rev. Joe Hill II, Presbytery of the Pines
Rev. Stewart Smith, Presbytery of Arkansas

Foundation Board 
Liz Black, Lake Village
Ted Carmical, Dermott
Dee Davenport, Little Rock
Jim Hyden, Little Rock
Tommy Maxwell, Monticello
Kelly McQueen, Little Rock
Tip Pugh, Portland
Marci Riggs, Little Rock
Larry Stanley, Hot Springs

Our board of directors includes committed philanthropists, volunteers and experts in their field from all areas of the state. Board members govern the agency and provide guidance regarding finances, facilities, programs and fundraising activities.

Staff Leadership 

Donna Mahurin

Chief Executive Officer  

Hamid Amin

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer  
Nathaniel Burton

Site Director  

Kathy French 


                      Director of Development