Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday the appointment of Nucor Steel's Randy Henderson of Blytheville to the Arkansas State Board of Education.
He replaces Susan Chambers of Bella Vista. His term expires on June 30, 2028.
“Randy’s experience in education and leadership provides him with a vision for the future of Arkansas’s students.” Hutchinson said in a news release. “His belief in the power of education for a successful workforce will be of great benefit to our education system and the future of Arkansas.”
Henderson, safety coordinator at Nucor Steel, has been with that company for more than 24 years. He has also served in an advisory role for educational institutions, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Advisory Council and the Philander Smith College Business Advisory Council.
He earned his associate’s degree from Arkansas Northeastern College and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.