Board of Directors

The Arkansas AIMS Board of Directors is characterized by diversity, experience, and a variety of backgrounds to bring the greatest possible state influence to bear on the success of AR AIMS, Inc. The board represents the private sector interests, legislative leaders, foundation officers, and institutions of higher education. All are bound together by their common interest in improving education, in particular the preparation of students who will participate in the math and science pipeline to STEM careers.

Jerry B. Adams

AR AIMS, Chair
Arkansas Research Alliance

Dr. Ann Robinson

AR AIMS, Secretary-Treasurer
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Professor, Educational Leadership

Dr. Joel Anderson

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Steve Anderson

Lake Hamilton High School

Senator Joyce Elliott

Arkansas State Senator

Dr. Richard Abernathy

Exec Director AAEA

Martin “Marty” Mahan

Asst. Supt Ft. Smith 

Dr. Doug Murphy

Dean, College of Health Professions, UAMS

Mr. John Burgess

CEO, Mainstream Technologies

Mr. Rudy Howard

Asst. Supt, Pine Bluff