Board of Directors

You can learn more about some of our members by clicking on the member name and being redirected to a LinkedIn profile.

If you are interested in becoming a board member, please complete theĀ Board Member Application.

Name Title Organization
Patrick Heavrin, CPA Manager Stafford & Westervelt
Lauren Muck Manager Staybridge Suites
Shanedra Barnes Graduate Recruitment & Outreach University of Arkansas
Rick Rogers Executive Principal/Landscape Architect CEI Engineering Associate
Bethany Culpepper Director of College & Academic Advising Haas Hall Academy
Nicole Chalfant Creative Director Arvest Bank
Denise Estrada ELD Specialist-Program Coordinator Bentonville Public Schools
Michelle Fittro Marketing Manager, VP Arvest Bank
Molly Hedberg Project Manager Wachter
Lisa Herschbach Director of Finance and Operations Thaden School
Howard Kerr Retired
Chris Sooter EVP Finance & Operations Whistler Group Inc.
Christie King Architect Walton Enterprises

Student Members

Khadeeja Asif Student Bentonville High School
Ananya Vangoor Student Bentoville West High School

Advisory Board

Shelli Kerr Planning Services Manager City of Bentonville
Katelyn Eaves Attorney Friday, Eldredge & Clark

Ex Officio

Hadi Dudley Library Director Bentonville Public Library
Teresa Stafford, CFRE Executive Director Bentonville Library Foundation