AREF Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of seven members. They are the final authority on policy matters and direction.

Bill Abernathy
State Representative/Retired Educator
Mena, AR

Jimmie Lou Fisher
Media Specialist/Educator
Paragould, AR

Paula Terrell
Banking and Business Interests
Batesville, AR

Kenneth Mourton
Attorney, Ball & Mourton, Ltd
Fayetteville, AR

Ann Burton Portis
Farming Interests
Osceola, AR

Ann Benton Pugh
Business Woman
Pine Bluff, AR

Dennis Milligan
Arkansas State Treasurer
Little Rock, AR