Rockefeller Foundation Announces Officers, Directors

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation on Wednesday announced its 2009 board officers and directors.

The 2009 officers are:

  • Mark Doramus, Chair - Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Stephens Inc., Little Rock, AR
  • Daniel V. Rainey, Ph.D., Chair-Elect - Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Pamela Hamm, Secretary - Executive Assistant to the President, The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Little Rock, AR

New board members are:

  • Andre Guerrero, Ed.D., Arkansas Department of Education, Little Rock, AR
  • S. Yvette Murphy-Erby, Ph.D., Program Officer, Child Care, The Duke Endowment, Charlotte, NC
  • Toyce Newton, President & CEO, Phoenix Youth & Family Services Inc., Crossett, AR
  • Diana Gonzales Worthen, Ph.D., Director, Project Teach Them All, College of Education & Health Professions Curriculum & Instruction, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

In addition, seven members are continuing their terms on the WRF board:

  • William J. Bynum, CEO, Enterprise Corporation of the Delta/ Hope Community Credit Union, Jackson, MS
  • Ralph D. Christy, Ph.D., J. Thomas Clark Professor of Emerging Markets, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Cynthia East., Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, AR
  • Greg Hartz, Principal, Foundation Resource Management, Inc., Little Rock, AR
  • Lisenne Rockefeller, Little Rock, AR
  • Baxter Sharp, Attorney at Law, Sharp & Sharp, P.A., Brinkley, AR; Chairman of the Board, Merchants & Planters Bank, Clarendon, AR; and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney For the 1st Judicial District
  • Lori Villarosa, Director, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, Washington, D.C.