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Governor Beebe Announces 35 Appointments to Boards and Commissions

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

Maxine Allen, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. Appointment expires June 30, 2019.

Patrick Benca, North Little Rock, to the Sex Offenders Assessment Committee. Appointment expires July 1, 2017. Replaces Rebecca Denison.

Meenakshi Budhraja, Little Rock, to the Social Work Licensing Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2015. Replaces Mae Nunn-Isom.

Bennie Cooper, Melbourne, reappointed to the Ozarka Technical College Board of Directors. Appointment expires July 1, 2020.

Trent Dabbs, Stuttgart, reappointed to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2015.

Ruth Ann Ellis, Pocahontas, to the Black River Technical College Board of Directors. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Replaces Jon “Mike” Dunn.

Bill Fowler, Arkadelphia, to the College of the Ouachitas Board of Directors. Appointment expires July 1, 2020. Replaces Bill Stillwell.

David Gammill, Tyronza, reappointed to the Arkansas Corn and Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2015.

Jimmy Gross, Texarkana, to the State Board of Collection Agencies. Appointment expires January 1, 2016. Replaces Robert Watkins.

Ronald Hawkins, Fort Smith, reappointed to the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Appointment expires July 1, 2017.

Telly Noel, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Board. Appointment expires September 1, 2017. Replaces Marilyn Levi.

Luther “L.C.” Ratchford, Marshall, to the Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee, Judicial District #20. Appointment expires January 14, 2015. Replaces Robert McCormack.

Grady Tracy, El Dorado, reappointed to the Governor’s Commission on People with Disabilities. Appointment expires June 1, 2016.

Jay R. Whipple, Benton, reappointed to the Governor’s Commission on People with Disabilities. Appointment expires June 1, 2016.

Van Winton, Piggott, reappointed to the Arkansas Abstractors Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Tommy Young, Tuckerman, reappointed to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2015.


To the Arkansas Alcohol and Drug Abuse Coordinating Council:

Dr. Rob Covington, Fort Smith.
Charlotte Denton, Banks.
Paul Dottley, Sr., Monticello.
Erin Gildner, Bryant.
Sheriff Marty Moss, Heber Springs.
George Weaver, Little Rock.

These reappointments expire July 1, 2016.

To the Arkansas Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Commission:

Lisa Channell, Little Rock.
Dorinda Edminsten, Clarksville.
Gracie Giles-Gonner, Helena-West Helena.
Dr. Merlin Leach, Alpena.
Stacey McKeown, Monticello.
Kristin Pawlik, Rogers.
The Honorable David Reynolds, Conway.
Patricia Scott, D.N.P., Little Rock.

These reappointments expire July 1, 2015.

To the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board:

Herrick Norcross, Tyronza. Replaces Cal McCastlain.
Jackie Prince, Biscoe.
Blake Swears, Carlisle.
Steve Tinsley, Swifton.
Barry Walls, Harrisburg.

Unless otherwise noted, these are reappointments and expire June 30, 2015.