Asa Hutchinson Appoints 5 to Trustees Boards

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 2:16 pm   2 min read

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday appointed five people to university boards of trustees.

They are:

Christy Clark of Little Rock to the board of trustees of Arkansas State University. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2023. Replaces Ron Rhodes.

Clark graduated from Arkansas State University in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She has been with Clark Contractors LLC since 2009.

Stephanie Duffield of Russellville to the board of trustees of Arkansas Tech University. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2023. Replaces Leigh Whiteside. 

Duffield graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in international studies. Duffield serves as special projects coordinator for Blackstone Construction LLC.

James Barnes of Little Rock to the board of trustees of Henderson State University. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2025. Replaces Mike Myers.

Barnes graduated from Henderson State University in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in business management. Barnes is the CEO of BBA Solutions, which he founded in 1996. BBA Solutions is one of the largest textbook companies in the United States.

Monty Harrington of Magnolia to the board of trustees of Southern Arkansas University. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2023. Replaces W. Steve Keith.

Harrington graduated from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. Harrington has been with Farmers Bank and Trust since 2000 and serves as Magnolia market president.

Kay Hinkle of Mountain View to the board of trustees of the University of Central Arkansas. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2025. It is a reappointment.

Hinkle graduated from State College of Arkansas, now the University of Central Arkansas, in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in business. She has served on the University of Central Arkansas board of trustees since 2004.

"It is a pleasure to appoint this slate of trustees to serve on the boards of our universities," Hutchinson said in a news release. "I am confident that the background and experience of each will serve them well on their respective board and lead to even better days in Arkansas' higher education."

 

 

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