2009 Board of Directors

Daniel V. Rainey, Ph.D., Chair

Associate Professor
Dept. of Agricultural Economics
and Agribusiness
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Ralph D. Christy, Ph.D.

Director
International Institute for Food,
Agriculture and Development
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Baxter Sharp, Chair-Elect

Attorney at Law
Sharp & Sharp, PA
Brinkley, Ark.

Cynthia East

Owner
Cynthia East Fabrics
Little Rock, AR

Phillip N. Baldwin

President & CEO
Southern Bancorp
Arkedelphia, AR

Andre Guerrero, Ed.D.

Director
Programs for Language Minority Students
Arkansas Department of Education
Little Rock, AR

William J. (Bill) Bynum

CEO
Enterprise Corporation of the Delta
Hope Community Credit Union
Jackson, MS

Pledger E. Monk lll,
CPA, CFA, CFP, CIMA

Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
Merril Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Little Rock, AR

S. Yvette Murphy-Erby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
University Of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
2009 Board of Directors

Diana Gonzales Worthen, Ph.D.

Director, Project Teach Them All
College of Education & Health Professions
Curriculum & Instruction Dept.
University Of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Toyce Newton

President/CEO
Phoenix Youth and Family Services, Inc.
Crossett, AR

Regan Gruber Moffitt

Board Secretary
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Little Rock, AR

Lisenne Rockefeller

Little Rock, AR

Sherece Y. West, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Little Rock, AR

Lori Villarosa

Executive Director
Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
Washington, D.C.

Staff

Sherece Y. West, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Cory S. Anderson

Vice President

Andrea M.Dobson

Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Regan Gruber Moffitt

Senior Program Associate - Public Policy

Jajuan Johnson

Assistant to the President

Angela Kremers, Ed.D.

Senior Program Associate - Education

Rachel Rosenberg

Program Assistant

April Steward

Assistant to the COFO