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
Assistant 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, UALR

Dr. Richard Abernathy
Executive Director AAEA

Mr. Steve Anderson
Superintendent, Lake Hamilton High School                                                                                     

Senator Joyce Elliott
Arkansas State Senator

Mr. Jeremy Mangrum
Superintendent, Elkins School District

Ms. Joni Lee
Vice Chancellor for University Affairs, UALR

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

Mr. Johnny Key, Ex-Officio
Commissioner of Education