UAFS Foundation Board


The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Foundation gratefully acknowledges the time, talent, and resources that its Board of Directors gives to the University. These dedicated volunteers help raise significant funds for the University’s priority needs, oversee the Foundation’s multi-million dollar investment portfolio, and guide the fundraising staff by establishing fundraising and gift acceptance policies. Their help and support is a vital part of the success of our educational enterprise.
Foundation Board
Seated: L to R: Nancy Smith-Robinson, Michael Hadley, Jason Green, James G. Williamson, Jr., Tim Shields, Judy McReynolds, Mark Moll, Kim Wohlford, Clifford N. Lyon, Leo Anhalt, James Walcott, Jr.
Standing: L to R: Lyn Caselman, Dr. Tony deMondesert, Samuel T. Sicard, David Cravens, William J. Cooper, Robert A. Young III, Chester Koprovic, Roger Meek, Jr., Ben Shipley III, Rick Beauchamp,
William S. Walker, Stanhope Wilkinson.
Not Pictured: Doug Babb, Bill Hanna, Frank Hug, Jr., George "Trey" Jackson III, Sue Plattner-Smith, Rodney Shepard, Steve Clark, Dwight Curry, Carl Davis, Dr. Rebecca A Fleck,
Melissa Hanesworth, Chris Whitt, Eric Pendergrass.




Judy McReynolds, Chair
Chairman of the Board, CEO and President,  ArcBest Corporation


Mark Moll, Vice Chair
Attorney at Law, Jones, Jackson, and Moll, PLC


Tim Shields, Treasurer
Co-owner, Shields Companies


Doug Babb, Secretary
CEO, Cooper Clinic, P.A. (retired)




Leo Anhalt
President and CEO, SSI Inc.


Rick Beauchamp
Partner, Norris Taylor & Company, CPAs


Lyn Caselman
Safety Officer, Forsgren, Inc.(retired)


Steve Clark
Founder/CEO, Propak, Inc.


William J. Cooper
President, Farrell Cooper Mining Company


David Cravens
City President, Regions Bank



Dwight Curry
Owner, Dwight Curry Hospitality Collection


Carl Davis
Owner, Davis Iron & Metal


Dr. Tony deMondesert
Cooper Clinic, P.A.


Dr. Rebecca A Fleck
Chief Medical Officer, Cooper Clinic, P.A.


Jason Green
Vice President, Human Resources, Baldor Electric Co.  


Michael Hadley
Owner/Operator, McDonalds


Melissa Hanesworth
Managing Director, Pernod Ricard USA

Bill Hanna
President, Hanna Oil and Gas Company


Frank Hug, Jr.
Owner, Hug Chevrolet Buick GM


George "Trey" Jackson III
EVP and CAO, Pruitt


Chester Koprovic
Chairman of the Board, Boyd Metals


Clifford N. Lyon
President and CEO, SPMI


Roger Meek, Jr.
General Partner/Owner and Director of Marketing, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Fort Smith


Sue Plattner-Smith
Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch


Rodney Shepard
President and CEO, Arvest Bank, Fort Smith River Valley


Ben Shipley III
Attorney at Robertson, Beasley, Shipley & Redd, PLLC


Samuel T. Sicard
President and CEO, First National Bank of Fort Smith


Nancy Smith-Robinson
Realtor, Sagely & Edwards Realtors (retired)


James Walcott, Jr.
President and CEO, Weldon, Williams & Lick


William S. Walker
President, Stephens Production Co.


Chris Whitt
Partner, CSK Hotels, LLC


Stanhope Wilkinson
Chief Executive Officer, Farmers Bank


James G. Williamson, Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Citizens Bank & Trust Company


Kim Wohlford
Executive Director, Next Step Homeless Services


Robert A. Young III


Eric Pendergrass, Legal Counsel
Attorney at Law, Smith, Cohen, & Horan PLC