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Board Members

Mr. Al Brodell, Chair

Committee(s): Academic Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2023
Email: Al.Brodell@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mr. Hugh Allan “Al” Brodell of Jonesboro was appointed to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2017 and is serving a term that will expire May 1, 2023.


Mr. Keven Anderson, Vice Chair

Committee(s): Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2023
Email: Keven.Anderson@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mr. Keven Anderson of Rogers was appointed to the Coordinating Board in 2017 and is serving a term that will expire in 2023. He is the President and CEO of Anderson Electric and Plumbing Supply Company. Mr. Anderson is a former member of the NorthWest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees and a current member of the Arvest Bank Board. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Drury University. He is also a former state Representative where he served from 2002-2008 and was Chair of the Revenue and Tax Committee in 2007.


Mrs. Lori Griffin, Secretary

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2022
Email: Lori.Griffin@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mrs. Lori Griffin of Van Buren was appointed to the board in 2017 and is serving a term that will expire in 2022. Mrs. Griffin is the Principal of Ballman Elementary School in Fort Smith and is currently serving in her 25th year of education. She graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville with a Master's degree in Educational Leadership. She was designated by the Arkansas Department of Education as an Arkansas Master Principal in 2012 and is currently serving as Vice President of the Arkansas Elementary Association of Elementary School Principals.


Mrs. Graycen Bigger

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2025
Email: Graycen.bigger@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 \ Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mrs. Graycen Bigger of Pocahontas was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2021 and is serving a term that will expire in 2025. Mrs. Bigger is the Assistant Vice President of Community Development for Farmers and Merchants Bank as well as the Executive Director of the Northeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority, a regional economic development alliance based in Pocahontas. Graycen holds a MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York as well as bachelor degrees in the history of art and photojournalism from Arkansas State University. She is a White Riley Peterson Fellow and currently serves on Black River Technical College’s Foundation Board of Directors. She was named one of Astate’s Emerging Alumni in 2020 and enjoys attending alumni and sporting events.


Allan Bohn

Committee(s): Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2026
Email: allan.bohn@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72106
Biography: Mr. Allan Bohn of Texarkana was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2021 and is serving a term that will expire in 2026. Mr. Bohn is the VP / General Manager of the Domtar Pulp and Paper Mill in Ashdown, Arkansas and has over 30 years experience in the pulp and paper industry. Mr. Bohn holds degrees in Business Management, and Mechanical Engineering, and is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.


Dr. Jim Carr

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2021
Email: Jim.Carr@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Dr. Jim Carr was appointed to the Coordinating Board in 2015 and is serving a term that will expire in 2021. Dr. Carr previously served as Senior Vice President and Professor of Business at Harding University. Prior to joining the Harding staff he served in administrative positions at Florida State University and the American College Testing Program. In 2006, he was nominated by the President of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to a position on The National Security Education Board. Dr. Carr is currently on the State Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Board of the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the Arkansas Forestry Commission from 2003 to 2015. He consults regularly with colleges and universities around the country in the area of strategic planning, student retention, enrollment development and fundraising. Dr. Carr received his PhD from Florida State.


Dr. Jerry Cash

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2026
Email: jerry.cash@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Dr. Jerry Cash of Harrison was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2021 and is serving a term that will expire in 2026. He earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Ouachita Baptist University, an M.S.E in Guidance and Counseling from Arkansas State University, an Ed.S. in Psychological Diagnostics from ASU and an Ed.D. in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Cash previously worked at North Arkansas College for 31 years in various positions including Director of Counseling Services, Admissions Counselor, Dean of Students, and Vice-President of Educational Services. Dr. Cash served on the NAC Board of Trustees for six years.


Mr. Chad Hooten

Committee(s): Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2025
Email: Chad.Hooten@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mr. Chad Hooten of Little Rock was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2019 and is serving a term that will expire in 2025.


Mr. Andy McNeill

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2022
Email: Andy.McNeill@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Mr. Andy McNeill of Russellville was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2019 and is serving a term that will expire in 2022. Mr. McNeill earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University and his Master of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves as a Board Member for Friendship Community Care and Russellville Regional Economic Development Alliance. Mr. McNeill is President and CEO of Danali Water Solutions, a national specialty waste and environmental services company.


Dr. Kyle Miller

Committee(s): Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2024
Email: kyle.miller@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Dr. Kyle Miller of Helena was appointed to the Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2021 and is serving a term that will expire in 2024. A native of Helena, Arkansas, Dr. Miller attended the University of Central Arkansas on a vocal music scholarship, later graduating with a BA in Mass Communications. Miller received a Master of Science Degree in Radio-TV from ASU and his Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. After spending several years in the television news business, Dr. Miller accepted a part-time position at the Delta Cultural Center as the Assistant Public Information Officer. He then became the Afterschool Program Director for Helena West Helena Schools and later became Executive Director of Phillips College’s student support program, GEAR UP, and the University of Arkansas Little Rock’s Children International. Dr. Miller is currently the Director of the Delta Cultural Center in Helena.


Mr. Greg Revels

Committee(s): Finance Committee
Term Expires: 2024
Email: Greg.Revels@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Greg Revels of DeQueen was appointed to the Coordinating Board in 2013 and is currently serving his second term, which will expire in 2024. Mr. Revels previously served on the Cossatot Community College of the U of A Foundation Board and graduated from Ouachita Baptist University. Mr. Revels is a Certified Public Accountant and the owner of Revels and Company CPA in DeQueen.


Dr. Michael Stanton

Committee(s): Academic Committee
Term Expires: 2021
Email: Michael.Stanton@adhe.edu
Address: 423 Main Street, Suite 400 | Little Rock, AR 72201
Biography: Dr. Michael Stanton of Greenbrier was appointed to the Coordinating Board in 2015 and is serving a term that will expire in 2021. Dr. Stanton earned his M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock. He previously served on the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Board of Trustees. He is involved in alumni affairs and regularly attends sporting events at UCA. Dr. Stanton is currently a practicing General Surgeon at the Conway Regional Medical Center.


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