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SEPT. 15 2017


[FULL LIST: Hutchinson appoints 50 to state board, commissions, judicial seats on Sept. 15]



AUG. 21, 2017



Matt Keil, Texarkana, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2020.

Douglas Braswell, Little Rock, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2024.

Traci Lewellen, Van Buren, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2023.

Sgt. Marty Wardlaw, Warren, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2022.

Chief Paul Keith, Bay, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2021.

Capt. Keith Eremea, Little Rock, to the Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Design Committee. Serves at the will of the governor.

Rafael Figueroa Jr., De Queen, to the Department of Human Services State Institutional System Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018. Replaces Dr. John Fleming.

Michael Burden, Conway, to the Department of Human Services State Institutional System Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2024. Reappointment.

Ronnie Dorsey, De Queen, to the HVACR Licensing Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2021. Replaces Scott Freyaldenhoven.

Charlotte Bradley, Hope, to the Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas. Appointment expires June 15, 2021. Reappointment.

Steven Smith, Mountain Home, to the Arkansas Lifeline Individual Verification Effort Corporation Board of Directors. Appointment expires March 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Tyrus Reed, Prairie Grove, to the Arkansas Lifeline Individual Verification Effort Corporation Board of Directors. Appointment expires March 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Matthew Morrison, Rose Bud, to the Arkansas State Board of Sanitarians. Appointment expires June 30, 2022. Replaces Sherri Woodus.

Wayne Wiggins III, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Richard Hillman, Carlisle, to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

David Gairhan Jr., Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Marvin Hare Jr., Newport, to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

James Whitaker, McGehee, to the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Replaces Bobby Hoard.

Kenneth Clark, Newport, to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Blake Swears, Carlisle, to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

David Wallace, Crawfordsville, to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019.

Jackie Prince, Biscoe, to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Tony Schwarz, Weiner, to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Replaces Barry Walls.

John Freeman, Dumas, to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Gary Sitzer, Weiner, to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Donald Morton, Des Arc, to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Glynn Guenther, Sherrill, to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Joe Thrash, Houston, to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Greg Moyers, Portland, to the Arkansas Catfish Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

John Farmer, Dumas, to the Arkansas Catfish Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

David Heikes, White Hall, to the Arkansas Catfish Promotion Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

T.J. Curtis, Russellville, to the Supervisory Board for the Arkansas Crime Information Center. Appointment expires June 30, 2021. Reappointment.

Marc Phillips, Ash Flat, to the Arkansas State Board of Registration for Foresters. Appointment expires July 18, 2022. Reappointment.

David Gammill, Tyronza, to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2019. Reappointment.

Jon Carroll, Moro, to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2019. Reappointment.

Trent Dabbs, Stuttgart, to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board. Appointment expires July 1, 2019. Reappointment.

Jeff Hankins, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Task Force. Appointment expires August 9, 2021.

Rep. Mickey Gates, Hot Springs, to the Child Maltreatment Investigations Oversight Committee. Appointment expires August 10, 2020.

Phyllis Bell, Little Rock, to the Child Maltreatment Investigations Oversight Committee. Appointment expires August 10, 2020.

Barry Weathers, Cabot, to the Water Provider Legislative Task Force. Appointment expires January 1, 2019.

Van Nowlin, Mountain Home, to the Interagency Task Force for the Implementation of Criminal Justice Prevention Initiatives. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Bryan Chesshir, Nashville, to the Interagency Task Force for the Implementation of Criminal Justice Prevention Initiatives. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Judge Ray Spruell, Ozark, to the Interagency Task Force for the Implementation of Criminal Justice Prevention Initiatives. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Daniel Shue, Fort Smith, to the Interagency Task Force for the Implementation of Criminal Justice Prevention Initiatives. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Judge Chalk Mitchell, Helena, to the Interagency Task Force for the Implementation of Criminal Justice Prevention Initiatives. Appointment expires July 1, 2019.

Richard Steiner, Mountain Home, as a Justice of the Peace for the Baxter County Quorum Court, District 3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Erric Totty.

Tammie Luttrell, Waldron, as a Justice of the Peace for the Scott County Quorum Court, District 7. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Lonnie Taff.


JULY 24, 2017



Thomas McArthur, Hot Springs, to the State Board of Barber Examiners. Appointment expires June 30, 2023. Reappointment.

Lori Griffin, Van Buren, to the Southern Regional Education Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2021. Replaces Johnnie Roebuck.

Adam Arroyos, Fayetteville, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

D. Burton Weis, Fort Smith, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Jeff Standridge, Conway, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Scott Copas, Little Rock, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

James Sharp, Harrison, to the State Board of Election Commissioners. Appointment expires May 28, 2021. Replaces C.S. Walker.

Robert Tillman, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Robert Jordan, Hot Springs, to the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Cheryl Anderson, Alma, to the Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission. Appointment expires June 30, 2023. Reappointment.

Dr. Tanya Holt, Searcy, to the Arkansas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Appointment expires June 9, 2022. Replaces Dr. Julie Traylor-Logan.

Dr. Herman Ginger, Pine Bluff, to the State Board of Optometry. Appointment expires April 26, 2022. Replaces Dr. William Coffee.

Carey Smith, Little Rock, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Larry Tate.

Amy Fore, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy. Appointment expires June 30, 2023. Replaces Dr. James Burgess.

Dr. Kenneth Lancaster, Arkadelphia, to the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Replaces Dr. Kevin Robertson.

Dr. Rebecca Mitchell, Greenbrier, to the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy. Appointment expires June 30, 2023. Replaces Dr. Stephanie O’Neal.

Rajesh Chokhani, Little Rock, to the Board of Visitors for the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. Appointment expires June 30, 2024. Replaces James Herzfeld.

Daniel Moore, Corning, to the Board of Trustees of Black River Technical College. Appointment expires June 30, 2024. Replaces Paul Baltz.

John Jordan, Forrest City, to the Board of Directors of Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute. Appointment expires June 30, 2021. Replaces Lynn Houston.

Kathy Frein, Brinkley, to the Board of Directors of Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute. Appointment expires June 30, 2022. Replaces Glena Willard.

Jim Engstrom III, Little Rock, to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors. Appointment expires July 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Kyle Salyer, Van Buren, to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors. Appointment expires July 1, 2021. Replaces Ronald Hawkins.

Larry Lloyd, Fayetteville, to the Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel. Appointment expires June 8, 2019. Reappointment.

Heath Ward, Springdale, to the Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel. Appointment expires June 8, 2019. Reappointment.

Dr. Nicole Hardiman, Bentonville, to the Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel. Appointment expires June 8, 2019. Replaces Dr. Delia Haak.

Kelley Crouch, Ashdown, to the Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel. Appointment expires June 8, 2019. Replaces Richard Rodenroth.

John Bailey, Benton, to the Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel. Appointment expires June 8, 2019. Replaces Evan Teague.

Joe St. Columbia Sr., Helena, to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires June 8, 2022. Reappointment.

Jim Craig, Stuttgart, to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires June 8, 2022. Reappointment.

Tyler Dunegan, Osceola, to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires June 8, 2022. Replaces Steven Son.

Detective Mark Fallis, Hot Springs, to the Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Design Committee. Serves at the will of the governor.

Lucien Gillham Sr., Sherwood, to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2026. Reappointment.

Jeremiah Moore, Clarendon, to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Sally McLarty.

Wayne Edwards, Lake Village, to the Arkansas Towing and Recovery Board. Appointment expires June 22, 2020. Reappointment.

Stephen Percival, Fayetteville, to the Career Education and Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Replaces Michael Lindsey.

Shawn Jernigan, Alma, as a Justice of the Peace for the Crawford County Quorum Court, District 11. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Carrie Jernigan.

Michael Jeffcoat, Rogers, as a Justice of the Peace for the Benton County Quorum Court, District 5. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces William Burnett.

Lance Reynolds, Quitman, as a Justice of the Peace for the Cleburne County Quorum Court, District 11. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Larry Goff.

Clint Everett, Oxford, as a Justice of the Peace for the Izard County Quorum Court, District 3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Glendon Everett.

Fred Rausch, Springdale, as a Justice of the Peace for the Washington County Quorum Court, District 2. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Roddy Lloyd.

Jonathan Warren, Little Rock, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-220 Kenneth W. Tilley, Individually and as a Trustee of the Kenneth Tilley Family Trust v. Malvern National Bank and Stephen Moore. Replaces Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, who has disqualified himself from the case.


JUNE 21, 2017



Lori Griffin, Van Buren, to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2022. Replaces James von Gremp.

Keven Anderson, Rogers, to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2023. Replaces Bob Crafton.

Al Brodell, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2023. Replaces Ben Pickard.

Randy Sims, Conway, to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2022. Replaces Florine Milligan.

John Shepherd, El Dorado, to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. Appointment expires April 30, 2021. Replaces Carolyn Witherspoon.

Jerald McKinney II, Benton, to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. Appointment expires April 30, 2021. Replaces Elisa White.

David Nixon, Fayetteville, to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. Appointment expires April 30, 2021. Replaces Lynn Foster.

Joseph Roberts, Benton, to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission. Appointment expires May 15, 2022. Replaces Alvin Bradley.

Holly Meyer, Heber Springs, to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission. Appointment expires May 15, 2022. Replaces Henry Boyce.

Rep. Sonia Eubanks Barker, Smackover, to the Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Rep. Grant Hodges, Rogers, to the Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Rep. Mark Lowery, Maumelle, to the Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Judge Shannon Blatt, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission. Appointment expires May 15, 2019. Replaces Judge Berlin Jones.

Dr. Jason Richey, Paris, to the Health Services Permit Commission. Appointment expires April 9, 2021. Replaces Dr. Kimberly Curseen.

David Deaton, Fairfield Bay, to the Health Services Permit Commission. Appointment expires April 9, 2021. Replaces Johnny Hodges.

Eugenia Brown, Mountain View, to the Advisory Council of the Arkansas Arts Council. Appointment expires June 30, 2021. Reappointment.

Remica Gray, Texarkana, to the Advisory Council of the Arkansas Arts Council. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Bruce Alford, Lewisville, to the Red River Levee District No. 1. Appointment expires May 10, 2023. Reappointment.

Dewey McDonald Jr., Lewisville, to the Red River Levee District No. 1. Appointment expires May 10, 2023. Replaces William Goza.

Jammy Turner, Gillett, to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires March 17, 2019. Reappointment.

Kyle Baltz, Pocahontas, to the State Plant Board. Appointment expires March 17, 2019. Reappointment.

Michael Lejong,Greenwood, to the State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers. Appointment expires April 26, 2022. Replaces David French.

James Mardis III, Rogers, to the Arkansas-Oklahoma Arkansas River Compact Commission. Appointment expires February 1, 2018. Replaces Michael Carter.

Mark Pearson, Little Rock, to the Baby Sharon’s Children’s Catastrophic Illness Grant Program Committee. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Julie Mullenix, Hot Springs, to the Capitol Zoning District Commission. Appointment expires May 1, 2019. Replaces Darrell Brown.

Vickie Strickland, Jonesboro, to the Old State House Commission. Appointment expires March 19, 2026. Replaces Mary Abramson.

Connie Timmons, Hamburg, as a Justice of the Peace for the Ashley County Quorum Court, District 5. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Robert Barnes.

Sherrie Sanders, Ozark, as a Justice of the Peace for the Franklin County Quorum Court, District 5. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Chad Haberer.

Lonnie Taff, Waldron, as a Justice of the Peace for the Scott County Quorum Court, District 7. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces William Lutrell.

Donald Ragland, Marshall, as a Special County Judge in the County Court of Carroll County, Arkansas. Carroll County Court Case Number 2016-02 Michael and Robin Phillips, et al. vs. Ryan Wilson. Replaces Carroll County Judge Sam Barr, who has disqualified himself from the case.

Judge Doug Erwin, Lonoke, as a Special County Judge in the County Court of Boone County, Arkansas. Boone County Court Case Number 05CC-2016-5 North Arkansas Medical Services, Inc. v. Karen Hardesty, in her official capacity as Boone County Assessor. Replaces Boone County Judge Robert Hathaway, who has disqualified himself from the case.

Robert Veach, Russellville, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-103 Air Evac EMS, Inc. v. USABLE Mutual Insurance Co. d/b/a Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Replaces Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, who has disqualified himself from the case.


MAY 8, 2017



Pat Johnson, Pocahontas, to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Joyce Gibson.

Brad Wooley, Little Rock, to the Auctioneer’s Licensing Board. Appointment expires April 15, 2021. Replaces James Bailey.

Doug Melton, Bella Vista, to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Appointment expires March 29, 2021. Replaces Ann Henry.

Ken Griffin, Van Buren, to the Stadium Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Warren Simpson.

Randy Woodard, Jonesboro, to the Stadium Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Charlie Holt.

Gene Pharr, Lincoln, to the Arkansas Beef Council. Appointment expires March 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Gary Patton, Wooster, to the Arkansas Beef Council. Appointment expires March 30, 2020. Replaces Tommy Lalman.

Dennis Wiederkehr, Altus, to the Arkansas Wine Producers Council. Appointment expires March 1, 2020. Replaces Gary Wiederkehr.

Michael Neal, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Board of Athletic Training. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Kenneth Cole.

Breanne Davis, Russellville, to the Arkansas State Board of Athletic Training. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Kelly Lasseigne.

Thomas Anderson, Roland, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Melissa Hanesworth, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Holley Little, Benton, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Gary Sams, Morrilton, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Lindsay Brown, North Little Rock, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Brian Itzkowitz, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Kelley Sharp, Farmington, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2021. Reappointment.

Maria Markham, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Workforce Development Board. Appointment expires May 1, 2019. Replaces Brett Powell.

Stephanie Smith, Conway, to the Board of the Division of State Services for the Blind. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Replaces James Caton.

Lucas Pointer, Bentonville, to the Northwest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Steve Broughton.

Brooks Coatney, Fayetteville, to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2019. Replaces Julie McQuade Heyes.

Anna Grizzle, Brinkley, to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires June 8, 2018. Replaces Phyllis Stinson.

Jimmy Parkerson, Dermott, as a Justice of the Peace for the Chicot County Quorum Court, District 2. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Jerry Melton.

Donnie Davis, Glenwood, as a Justice of the Peace for the Pike County Quorum Court, District 6. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Verl Stovall.

James “JD” Hayes, Rogers, as a Justice of the Peace for the Benton County Quorum Court, District 3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Barney Hayes.

Donald Ragland, Marshall, as a Special Judge in the County Court of Carroll County. CV 2016-02 Michael and Robin Phillips, et al. vs. Ryan Wilson. Replaces Carroll County Judge Sam Barr, who has disqualified himself from the case.

Bob Estes, Fayetteville, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-293 SEECO, Inc. v. Eldridge Snow. Replaces Justice Karen Baker, who has disqualified herself from the case.

Scott Richardson, Little Rock, as Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-293 SEECO Inc. v. Eldridge Snow. Replaces Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson, who has disqualified herself from the case.

APRIL 11, 2017



Gregory Vardaman, Arkadelphia, as Circuit Judge of the Ninth East Judicial Circuit, Division 1. Term begins May 1, 2017 and expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Judge Robert McCallum.

Hugh Finkelstein, Little Rock, as District Judge of Little Rock District Court, Department 1. Term begins May 1, 2017 and expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Judge Alice Lightle.

Johnnie Copeland, Mountain Home, as District Judge of Fulton County District Court, Salem Department. Term begins May 1, 2017 and expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Judge Jim Short.

Tommy Boyer, Fayetteville, to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. Appointment expires March 1, 2027. Replaces Reynie Rutledge.

Director Daryl Bassett, Little Rock, to the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Public Employees’ Retirement System. Appointment expires March 9, 2020. Replaces Artee Williams.

Commissioner Candace Franks, Little Rock, to the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Public Employees’ Retirement System. Appointment expires March 9, 2019. Replaces William “Bill” Gaddy.

Steve Faris, Hot Springs, to the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Public Employees’ Retirement System. Appointment expires March 9, 2023. Replaces Ouida Wright.

Dr. Conley Byrd, Jr., Redfield, to the Veterinary Medical Examining Board. Appointment expires March 1, 2022. Replaces Dr. Jim Ralston.

Warner Smith, Sr., Smackover, to the State Board of Collection Agencies. Appointment expires January 1, 2019. Replaces Jimmy Gross.

Edward Vance, Benton, to the State Board of Collection Agencies. Appointment expires January 1, 2020. Reappointment.

John F. Gibson, Monticello, to the Red River Compact Commission. Appointment expires March 31, 2024. Reappointment.

Cassondra Williams-Stokes, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2020. Replaces Katy Morris.

Derek Scott, Bentonville, to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. Appointment expires September 1, 2020. Replaces Dexter Howard.

José Covas, El Dorado, to the Board of Trustees of South Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Charles Thomas.

Pat Johnson, Pocahontas, to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Carla Coleman.

Jimmy Bryant, Conway, to the Arkansas History Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Michael Lindsey.

Sheriff Tim Helder, Fayetteville, to the State Crime Laboratory Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Sheriff Bill Gilkey.

Laith Adams, Sheridan, as a Justice of the Peace for the Grant County Quorum Court, District #3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Louise Lavelle.

MARCH 23, 2017



Bruce Alford, Lewisville, to the Red River Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Reappointment.

Clayton Sorrells, Amity, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Doyle Ray, Pine Bluff, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Misty Pitman, Conway, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Rev. David Hudak, Bella Vista, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Kristi Davis, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Charlie Cain-Davis, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Mayor JoAnne Bush, Lake Village, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service and Volunteerism. Appointment expires February 12, 2020. Reappointment.

Ty Roberson, Marble Falls, as Constable for the Dogpatch Township in Newton County. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Peyton Clark, Jasper, as Constable for the Mt. Sherman Township in Newton County. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Brad Doney, Imboden, as Constable for the Spring River Township in Randolph County. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Ricky Middleton, Batesville, as Constable for the Ashley Township in Independence County. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Oscar Hoskins, Helena, as a Justice of the Peace for the Phillips County Quorum Court, District #2. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

Alicia Deavens, Fayetteville, as a Justice of the Peace for the Washington County Quorum Court, District #7. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.


MARCH 8, 2017



Dr. Dexter Booth, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces James Simpson.

Jim Phillips Jr., El Dorado, to the Oil and Gas Commission. Appointment expires February 20, 2023. Reappointment.

Tommy McWilliams, Magnolia, to the Oil and Gas Commission. Appointment expires February 20, 2023. Replaces Chad White.

Charles Wohlford, Fort Smith, to the Oil and Gas Commission. Appointment expires February 20, 2023. Replaces George Carder.

Mike Davis, Magnolia, to the Oil and Gas Commission. Appointment expires February 20, 2023. Reappointment.

Daniel Greenberg, Little Rock, to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2023. Replaces Janet Moore.

James Anderson Jr., Scott, to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces Christopher Palmer.

Whitney Gass, Magnolia, to the Board of Corrections. Appointment expires December 31, 2023. Replaces Dr. Mary Parker.

Herbert Morales, Rogers, to the Minority Business Advisory Council. Serves at the will of the Governor. Replaces Ivan Hudson.

Lauren Marquette, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2019. Reappointment.

Dr. James Golden, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Reappointment.

Sheriff Keith Slape, Compton, to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board for Law Enforcement Management Training and Education. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

Chief Russell White, Alma, to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board for Law Enforcement Management Training and Education. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

Gregory Shapiro, White Hall, to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board for Law Enforcement Management Training and Education. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Dr. Paul B. Beran.

Sgt. Zachary White, Texarkana, to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board for Law Enforcement Management Training and Education. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Lieutenant Doug Avery.

Robert Thorne, Marion, to the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion Commission. Serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Replaces Woody Freeman.

Ezell Breedlove, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2020. Reappointment.

Thomas Connell, Hope, to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2020. Replaces Jacqueline Bettis.

Dewey Graves, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2020.

Worthie Springer III, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council. Appointment expires February 1, 2020. Replaces Forrest Michael Long.

Charles Johnson, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2020. Replaces William McIntosh.

James Murphy, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2020. Replaces Thad Eckolls.

James Gibson, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2020. Replaces Kay Lawrence.

Randy Minton, Ward, to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2020. Replaces Andrew Vance.

Shannon Mueller, Springdale, to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Appointment expires January 15, 2020. Reappointment.

Bobby Neal, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board. Appointment expires January 26, 2019. Reappointment.

Bob Downum, Springdale, to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board. Appointment expires January 26, 2019. Reappointment.

Tom Allen Jr., Beebe, to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board. Appointment expires January 26, 2019. Replaces Anthony Utsey.

Phillip Lea, Russellville, to the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee, Judicial District #5. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

James Davis, Ozark, to the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee, Judicial District #5. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Paul Turner.

Yulonda Sims, Buckner, to the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee, Judicial District #8 South. Appointment expires January 14, 2021.

Mayor Jon Mark Simpson, Clarksville, to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2023. Replaces John Pope.

David Burns, Star City, as a Justice of the Peace for the Lincoln County Quorum Court, District #4. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Paul C. Carter.

Thomas Gist Jr., Marianna, as a Justice of the Peace for the Lee County Quorum Court, District #2. Appointment expires December 31, 2018.

A.J. Kelly, Little Rock, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-16-554 Thomas Jones and Ollye May Robinson Jones v. Kimberly Miller and Gerald Robinson. Replaces Justice Robin F. Wynne, who has disqualified himself from the case.

Jason Hendren, Rogers, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-16-238 Joshua Kilgore v. Robert Mullenax and Senior Dental Care, LLC. Replaces Justice Robin F. Wynne, who has disqualified himself from the case.

Karen H. McKinney, Little Rock, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-47 Gary Alan Marks and Kristin Schmidt v. Beckie Saville. Replaces Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, who has disqualified himself from the case.

FEB. 14, 2017


Ann Hudson, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Willie Smith, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Rausch Hodges, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Replaces Frederick McCollum.

Al Miller, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2020. Replaces Steve Hollowell.

Gary Griffis, El Dorado, to the Board of Trustees of South Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Melissa Jerry, El Dorado, to the Board of Trustees of South Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Replaces James Stephen Cameron.

Kerri Brown, El Dorado, to the Board of Trustees of South Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Replaces David Ross.

Tom Denniston, Scott, to the Arkansas Economic Development Council. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Mary Beth Brooks.

Gary Sewell, El Dorado, to the Arkansas Economic Development Council. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Jack McNulty.

Tracey Rancifer, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Economic Development Council. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Steve Ronnel.

Richard Barrows, Springdale, to the Arkansas Economic Development Council. Appointment expires January 14, 2019. Replaces Philip Taldo.

Carl Miller Jr., Little Rock, to the State Review Committee for Historic Preservation. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment.

Rachel Golden, Little Rock, to the State Review Committee for Historic Preservation. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Replaces Donna Jones.

Doug Akin, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the governor.

Jeffery Moore, Sherwood, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the governor.

Butch Rice, Beebe, to the Arkansas Racing Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces Jimmie McKissack.

Damon Jackson, Garfield, to the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

William Remy, Booneville, to the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Pete Strozier.

Roy Reaves, Russellville, to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Michael Carter.

Robert Howell, Searcy, to the Advisory Committee on Petroleum Storage Tanks. Appointment expires December 31, 2020. Replaces David Zakrzewski.

Jeffery Rutledge, Newport, to the Arkansas Waterways Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Gay Lacy.

David Lumbert, Maumelle, to the Arkansas Geological Survey. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Reappointment.

Alice Eastwood, Bentonville, to the Arkansas Ethics Commission. Appointment expires December 31, 2021. Replaces Robert E. McCormack.

Robert Ellerd, Malvern, as a Justice of the Peace for the Hot Spring County Quorum Court, District 3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Wade Overturf.

Gary Wofford Jr., Delight, as a Justice of the Peace for the Pike County Quorum Court, District 4. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Ed Jones.

William Burnett, Rogers, as a Justice of the Peace for the Benton County Quorum Court, District 5. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Kevin Harrison.

Barney Hayes, Rogers, as a Justice of the Peace for the Benton County Quorum Court, District 3. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Mary Jane Comstock.

JAN. 26, 2017


Lona McCastlain, Austin, to the Parole Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces James Wallace.

Ray Dillon, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Forestry Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2026. Reappointment.

Dee Holcomb, Pine Bluff, to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Appointment expires December 31, 2019. Replaces Monica Freeland.

Bob Walker, Jacksonville, to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Appointment expires December 31, 2019. Replaces Lesia Johnson Ford.

Eric Jackson, Hot Springs National Park, to the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2023. Replaces LeRoy Dangeau.

John Gill, Little Rock, to the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2023. Reappointment.

David Bazzel, Little Rock, to the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2023. Replaces Jay Bunyard.

Dr. Steven Cathey, North Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Medical Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Dr. Sylvia Simon, Monticello, to the Arkansas State Medical Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Replaces Joseph Beck.

John Newcomb, Osceola, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Northeastern College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Clifton Chitwood, Osceola, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Northeastern College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Dr. Thomas Westbrook, Blytheville, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Northeastern College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Dr. John McAllister, Little Rock, to the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas School for the Blind and the Arkansas School for the Deaf. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces Mary Weeks.

David Leech, Stuttgart, to the State Banking Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2021. Replaces Elizabeth Bowles.

Dr. William Hewat, Fayetteville, to the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission. Appointment expires on January 14, 2024. Replaces Monty Henderson.

Mayor Mike Gaskill, Paragould, to the State Aid Street Committee. Appointment expires December 31, 2020. Replaces Mayor Mark Stodola.

Michael Hocutt, Little Rock, to the Contractors Licensing Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2021. Reappointment.

Larry Brewer, Conway, to the Arkansas Fire Protection Services Board. Appointment expires on October 14, 2019. Reappointment.

Dr. Vern Green, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas State Board of Registration for Professional Soil Classifiers. Appointment expires November 1, 2021. Replaces John Harrington.

Dr. John Fleming, Little Rock, to the Department of Human Services State Institutional System Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2018. Replaces Douglas Kidd.

Thomas Wofford, Jr., Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics. Appointment expires November 9, 2021. Replaces William Morgan.

James Dawson, Clinton, to the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics. Appointment expires on November 9, 2021. Replaces William McKenzie.

Barry Ball, Blytheville, to the Blytheville-Gosnell Regional Airport Authority. Appointment expires November 1, 2022. Reappointment.

Russell Crowell, Manila, to the Blytheville-Gosnell Regional Airport Authority. Appointment expires November 1, 2022. Replaces Oscar Ford.

Thomas Spillyards, Rogers, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

Gregory Stanfill, Rogers, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Reappointment.

Katelyn Busby, Monticello, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Sarah Capp.

Stephanie Ellis, Russellville, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Charley Baxter.

Larry Tate, Little Rock, to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Anthony Brooks.

Robert Moore, Arkansas City, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Dr. Michelle Smith, North Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

David Roberts, Maumelle, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Joseph Jacobs, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

David Knight, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

D. Jim Dailey, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Michael Chaffin, Little Rock, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Dr. Jennifer Conner, Portland, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Paxton Roberts, Fayetteville, to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Cycling. Serves at the will of the Governor.

Cherry Stewart, Hope, as a Justice of the Peace for the Hempstead County Quorum Court, District 2. Appointment expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Billy Rook.

Kandice Bell, White Hall, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-16-435 Samuel A. Perroni v. David Sachar, Executive Director. Replaces Justice Karen Baker, who has disqualified herself from the case.

JAN. 13, 2017



Stephen Edwards, Marianna, to the Arkansas State Police Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Frank Guinn, Jr., Paragould.

Therral Story, Magnolia, to the Board of Trustees of Southern Arkansas University. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Reappointment.

Price Gardner, Roland, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas State University. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces Howard Slinkard, Rogers.

Eric Burnett, Fort Smith, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Tech University. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces John Ed Chambers, Danville.

Rev. Everette Cornell “E.C.” Maltbia, Conway, to the Board of Trustees of the University of Central Arkansas. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Victor Green, Conway.

Ross Whipple, Arkadelphia, to the Board of Trustees of Henderson State University. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Reappointment.