Our Staff

Derek Boyce ‘05, CVM

Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership
(501) 683-7355

Me WP PHOTO 2Derek Boyce works to engage alumni in meaningful work and service with the university through Alumni Membership and Annual Giving.  With Derek’s guidance, the Association has managed to strengthen existing programs that serve graduates, provide career services to alumni, and connect alumni through popular association events. He has taken a personal interest in serving alumni, and assisting students with the Alumni Association Scholarship Program, Trojan Collegiate License Plates, Annual Fund Phonathon,  and the Student Philanthropy Council.

Linda Martin ‘84

Bailey Center Coordinator
(501) 569-8387

Linda MartinLinda Martin, BA 84 is the Bailey Center Coordinator. Linda has twenty-five years experience as the office manager of a busy real estate development office. She graduated from UALR with degrees in both English and Marketing and was a Chancellorship Leadership Class Scholarship recipient.  Linda is also responsible for alumni communications, the Alumni in the News features and alumni social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


Christian O’Neal ‘01

Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development
(501) 683-7208

Christian O'NealChristian O’Neal became Director of Alumni Relations of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in July 2006. Christian strives to make the UALR Alumni Association the university’s central strategic coordinator for alumni relations — the chief conduit through which UALR alumni and its 60,000 graduates communicate with each other. Under Christian’s direction, the Association has launched new initiatives across the state and around the country, including hosting alumni gatherings in Washington D.C., and working to inform UALR graduates and friends statewide about legislative issues that are critical for the university’s future. He has helped the UALR Alumni Association to become the Fastest Growing Alumni Association in the State of Arkansas, by growing its membership to serve more alumni, and establishing its scholarship program as the cornerstone of the Association to provide more scholarships to university students.