Giving to SouthArk

Board of Directors

Together We are Changing Lives and Building Our Community

The South Arkansas Community College Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of business, industry and community leaders in south Arkansas.  A non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under 501(c)3 regulations, the Foundation’s governing Board of Directors consists of distinguished community and business leaders. This volunteer board directs the activities of the Foundation and ensures its funds are being used in a manner consistent with the mission of the Foundation and for the purposes specified by donors.







Greg Withrow, 
General Manager
El Dorado Chemical Company

Robert L. Robinson, IV, 
Vice President
Simmons First Bank, President and CEO

Robin Carroll, 
Circuit Judge
Fourth Division



Melissa Jerry, 
First Financial Bank, CFO


Members of the South Arkansas Foundation Board


Dr. Kristi Elia

Wayne Gibson
Murphy Oil Corporation, Special Projects Manager

Carolane Hays
Community Leader and Volunteer

Jay Helm
Noalmark Broadcasting, General Manager

Phil Herring
Herring Furniture Company, Owner

Jane James
Community Leader and Volunteer

Rodney Landes
Community Leader and Volunteer

Dr. Carolyn Langston, Emeritus
South Arkansas Community College Business Faculty

Alice Mahony
El Dorado Education Foundation, Vice President

Tandy Menefee
Business Consultant

Terry Norman
Nortran, Inc., Owner

Kent Rice
Murphy USA, Director, Wholesale, Sales, and Reporting 

Joyce Rutledge
Rutledge Properties, Owner

David Skinner
BancorpSouth, President

Dale Smart
Smart and Stone, P.L.L.C., Attorney

Kyle Swift
Medical Center of South Arkansas, CEO

Jeff Teague
Teague Auto Group, Owner

Shari Terry
Murphy Oil Corporation, Supervisor-Fuel Accounting

Charles Thomas
Calion Lumber Company, Owner

Jim Tidwell
Great Lakes Solutions, Plant Mgr. Bromine/Brine/SouthPlant

Knox White
Total Concepts, Owner

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