Tim Cain has been selected as director of the Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities & Transportation, where he will oversee facility and transportation programs that assist public schools in the state.
Cain had been the chief transformation officer for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality since January 2017. He served as the chief operating officer for ADEQ from October 2015 to December 2016.
Kristi Barr, director of workforce development and education for the Little Rock Regional Chamber, was recognized as the Outstanding Economic Developer for 2019 by the Arkansas Economic Developers & Chamber Executives.
Graham Cobb, president and CEO of the Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, was recognized as the Outstanding Chamber Executive.
Sue McGowan, director of economic development and CEO of the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce, received the Maria Haley Lifetime Leadership Award for Economic Development.
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