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 public and 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,   Chairperson

Arkansas Research Alliance President/CEO

Dr. Ann Robinson, Secretary-Treasurer

University of Arkansas at Little Rock , Professor Educational Leadership and Director for the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education

Dr. Richard Abernathy

Executive Director AAEA

Dr. Joel Anderson

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Chancellor

Steve Anderson  

Lake Hamilton High School, Superintendent

John Burgess

                       CEO, Mainstream Technologies

Senator Joyce Elliott

Arkansas State Senator

Mr. Rudy Howard

Pine Bluff Schools Deputy Superintendent

Martin “Marty” Mahan

Ft. Smith Schools, Director for Secondary Curriculum

Dr. Doug Murphy

UAMS College of Health Professions, Dean