Press Release

Asa Arkansas's Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
07.06.2015

Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Members of the Career Education and Workforce Development Board

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the members of the Career Education and Workforce Development Board, which replaced the State Board of Career Education at the Department of Career Education (Act 892/SB368).  This board is composed of thirteen representatives from industry sectors and nonvoting members from several state agencies.  As part of the Governor’s workforce development and training package, this board is responsible for creating a comprehensive statewide program for career education and workforce development while supervising all vocational, technical and occupational education programs, including the newly created Office of Skills Development.  Members of this board will work closely with the recently created Arkansas Workforce Development Board at the Department of Workforce Services.

 

Career Education and Workforce Development Board:

Dan Serrano, Lowell, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2016.

Jeff Standridge, Conway, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

Dr. Keith Vire, Fayetteville, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2016.

Burton Weis, Fort Smith, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

Gina Radke, Sherwood, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018.

Dr. Adam Arroyos, Fayetteville, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

Dr. Steven Collier, Augusta, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

Michael Garner, Hensley, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018.

Stacy Gunderman, Batesville, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018.

Troy Keeping, Marion, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018.

Jenifer Price, Springdale, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2016.

Hugh McDonald, Little Rock, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2016.

Scott Copas, Little Rock, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2017.

 

Ex Officio Members:

Johnny Key, Commissioner, Arkansas Department of Education

Dr. Brett Powell, Director, Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Bill Stovall, Executive Director, Arkansas Community Colleges

Mike Preston, Director, Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Daryl Bassett, Director, Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Dr. Paul Beran, Arkansas Association of Public Universities

Dr. Richard Abernathy, Executive Director, Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators