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Governor Beebe Announces 47 Appointments to Boards and Commissions

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Charles Allen, Ph.D., Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Council. Appointment expires May 1, 2019.

Joe Bennett, M.D., Harrison, reappointed to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Council. Appointment expires May 1, 2019.

Russell Bragg, Fort Smith, to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires January 9, 2015. Replaces David Choate.

Sandy Campbell, Nashville, to the Long Term Care Advisory Board. Appointment expires October 15, 2015. Replaces Martha Deaver.

John Chamberlin, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Appointment expires March 29, 2017.

Staci Croom-Raley, Maumelle, to the State Board of Private Career Education. Appointment expires April 15, 2014. Replaces Norman Adamson.

William Gaddy, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Public Employee Retirement System Board of Trustees. Appointment expires March 9, 2019.

Dr. Mary Ann Greenwood, Fayetteville, reappointed to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2017.

Dr. George Haas, Sherwood, reappointed to the State Board of Optometry. Appointment expires April 26, 2018.

Kelly Halstead, Maumelle, to the Arkansas Lifeline Individual Verification Effort Corporation. Appointment expires March 1, 2016. Replaces Denise Morbit.

Dr. Doug Hausler, Eureka Springs, to the Arkansas Wine Producers Council. Appointment expires March 1, 2016. Replaces Robert Cowie.

Darwin Hendrix, Antoine, reappointed to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Appointment expires March 29, 2015.

Colonel Charles Henry, Sherwood, to the Arkansas Veterans Commission. Appointment expires October 15, 2017. Replaces Francis Marshall.

Deborah Hoofman, Enola, to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces William Swann.

William Howard, Jonesboro, reappointed to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission. Appointment expires May 15, 2018.

Tommy Jameson, Jr., Little Rock, reappointed to the Capitol Zoning District Commission. Appointment expires May 1, 2016.

Molly Jensen, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Division of Volunteerism Advisory Council. Appointment expires January 17, 2015. Replaces Will Whiting.

Amber Jones, Little Rock, to the Capitol Zoning District Commission. Appointment expires May 1, 2016. Replaces Jo Ellen Maack.

Kathryn Jones, Ed.D., Bentonville, reappointed to the Arkansas Education Television Commission. Appointment expires March 23, 2021.

William “Steve” Keith, Magnolia, to the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees. Appointment expires January 14, 2018. Replaces Ronnie Ribble.

Roger McClain, Springdale, reappointed to the Arkansas Veterans Commission. Appointment expires October 15, 2017.

Melinda McIlroy, Fayetteville, to the State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board. Appointment expires July 31, 2014. Replaces Andrew Parker.

Jack McNulty, Pine Bluff, reappointed to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2017.

Dr. Jawahar Mehta, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Psychology Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2017. Replaces Anne Powell-Black.

Michael Moore, Little Rock, to the State Employment Security Advisory Council. Appointee serves at the will of the governor. Replaces Russell Gunter.

Wayne Owen, Monticello, reappointed to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires March 17, 2015.

Jamie Pafford-Gresham, Hope, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission. Appointment expires December 31, 2017. Replaces Bob Lucky.

Mark Pearson, Little Rock, reappointed to Baby Sharon’s Children’s Catastrophic Illness Grant Program. Appointment expires May 1, 2017.

Dr. Michael Post, Altus, reappointed to the Arkansas Wine Producers Council. Appointment expires March 1, 2016.

Dan Ritchey, Blytheville, reappointed to the Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Rex Roark, Star City, reappointed to the Arkansas Veterans Commission. Appointment expires October 15, 2017.

Steve Ronnel, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2017.

Kendrick Seahorn, Alexander, to the Arkansas Housing Trust Fund Advisory Council. Appointment expires October 12, 2015. Replaces Maggie Schmitz.

Ron Shelby, Rogers, to the Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers. Appointment expires April 26, 2018. Replaces Ronald Ross.

Sherri Stewart, Mountain View, reappointed to the State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board. Appointment expires July 31, 2015.

Judy Tenenbaum, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Humanities Council. Appointment expires December 31, 2015. Replaces Scott Emerson.

Lonnie Turner, Ozark, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission. Appointment expires December 31, 2017. Replaces Sam Angel III.

Curtis Walker, Blytheville, reappointed to the Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Dana Watkins, Jonesboro, to the Craighead County Quorum Court. Appointment expires December 31, 2014. Replaces Gary Watkins.

Judge Gordon Webb, Harrison, reappointed to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission. Appointment expires May 15, 2018.

Anika Whitfield, Little Rock, reappointed to the State Board of Health. Appointment expires December 31, 2016.

Al Wiederkehr, Ozark, reappointed to the Arkansas Wine Producers Council. Appointment expires March 1, 2016.

Carolyn Witherspoon, Little Rock, to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. Appointment expires April 30, 2017. Replaces John Stroud.

To the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee:

Judicial District #1

Ollie White, Helena-West Helena. Replaces Charkes "Mack" Deaton.

Judicial District #2

Jerry Kausler, Trumann. Replaces Gloria Nichols.

Judicial District #9 West

Victor Pulido-Rojas, DeQueen. Appointment expires January 14, 2015. Replaces Carl "Ned" Hendrix.

Judicial District #21

Daniel Lamproe, Van Buren. Reappointment.

Unless otherwise noted, these appointments expire January 14, 2017.