2009 Board of Directors

Mark Doramus

Chair
Senior Executive Vice President & CFO
Stephens, Inc.
Little Rock, Ark.

Daniel V. Rainey, Ph.D., Chair-Elect

Associate Professor
Dept. of Agricultural Economics
and Agribusiness
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Ark.

William J. (Bill) Bynum

Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Corporation of the Delta
Hope Community Credit Union
Jackson, Miss

Ralph D. Christy, Ph.D.

Director
Cornell International Institute for Food,
Agriculture & Development
Ithaca, New York

Cynthia East

Owner
Cynthia East Fabrics
Little Rock, Ark.

Andre Guerrero, Ed.D.

Director
Programs for Language Minority Students
Arkansas Department of Education
Little Rock, Ark.

Greg Hartz

Principal
Foundation Resource Management, Inc.
Little Rock, Ark.

S. Yvette Murphy-Erby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Ark.

Toyce Newton

President / CEO
Phoenix Youth and Family Services, Inc.
Crossett, Ark.
2009 Board of Directors

Lisenne Rockefeller

Little Rock, Ark.

Baxter Sharp

Attorney at Law
Sharp & Sharp, PA
Brinkley, Ark.

Lori Villarosa

Executive Director
Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
Washington, D.C.

Diana Gonzales Worthen, Ph.D.

Director, Project Teach Them All
College of Education & Health Dept.
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Ark.

Staff

Sherece Y. West, Ph.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Andrea M.Dobson

Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Cory S. Anderson

Senior Program Associate -
Community & Economic Development
Vice President as of November 2009

Pamela Hamm

Executive Assistant to the President

Lori Kindy

Grants Manager

April Steward

Administrative Assistant

Rachel Rosenberg

Administrative Assistant

Ivan Hudson

Program Associate through October 2009

Regan Gruber Moffitt

Program Associate as of December 2009

Angela Kremers, Ed.D.

Senior Program Associate - Education
as of November 2009