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.

Mr. Martin (Marty) Mahan, Chairperson:  Deputy Superintendent, Fort Smith School District

Mr. John Burgess, Treasurer: CEO, Mainstream Technologies

Dr. Ann Robinson, Secretary : Professor Educational Leadership and Director for the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education, UA Little Rock

Dr. Mike Hernandez : Executive Director AAEA 

Mr. Jeremy Mangrum: Superintendent, Elkins School District

Dr. Ann Bain: Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost and chief academic officer at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, in charge of academic and administrative leadership.

Dr. Charlotte Green-Parham: Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, UCA

Ms. Jill Clogston: Education Renewal Zone (ERZ) Director at Arkansas State University

Mr. Johnny Key, Ex-Officio: Commissioner of Education