OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Arvest

Board President

EILEEN JENNINGS

Eileen was raised in Madison County, AR. She is the vice president of commercial banking at Arvest Bank in downtown Fayetteville, AR.

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C.R. Crawford Construction

Secretary/Treasurer

JASON EVINS

Jason has a diverse background in Real Estate, Finance and Human Resources and currently manages several corporate functions for CR Crawford Construction in Fayetteville. Jason worked for Cooper Communities and Walmart before joining CR Crawford and he is a member of the MBA Alumni Advisory Board at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Walmart

JEFF RICE

Jeff Rice is Vice President, Responsible Sourcing Merchant and Supplier Solutions at Walmart.   His team is responsible for integrating responsible sourcing into the processes, systems and strategies of Walmart’s buyers and sourcing teams globally.  He also leads teams that deliver training solutions for merchants and suppliers and develop strategies for engaging external stakeholders that can amplify Walmart’s impact in global supply chains. 

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CEI Engineering

TOM OPPENHEIM

Tom is a Project Leader for CEI Engineering in Bentonville, AR. He is a civil engineer and is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control.

Ecological Design Group

JENNY BURBIDGE

Jenny is a Licensed Landscape Architect and Arkansas native, originally from the Arkansas River Valley and has lived in Northwest Arkansas for over 10 years.  She is a University of Arkansas Alumni, and Project Manager + Professional Landscape Architect in the Bentonville/Rogers area for Ecological Design Group, Inc. 

Hobbs State Park

MARK CLIPPINGER

Currently serving as Park Superintendent for Hobbs State Park.

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Walton Enterprises

Vice-President

KEVIN THORNTON

Kevin Thornton is a communications professional, having worked in radio, television and corporate communications roles. He is currently Director of Digital Media/Communications at Walton Enterprises. Kevin has served in several community volunteer and leadership roles, including two terms on the Elm Springs City Council.

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Attorney

Founding Member

MICHELE "MICKI" HARRINGTON

Micki is the senior partner of the downtown Springdale, AR law firm, Harrington, Miller, Kieklak, Eichmann and Brown, P.A. Her practice includes estate planning, probate, contract and real estate law.

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The Nature Conservancy

Founding Member

TIM SNELL

Tim is the Associate State Director of The Nature Conservancy, Arkansas. He oversees TNC's Arkansas Water Resources Initiative to develop and implement water resource strategies that protect aquatic habitats.

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Landmark Real Estate & Investment

JIM GALLAGHER

Jim has a passion for both real estate and building relationships. As a Senior Vice President with Landmark Real Estate & Investment, he has combined those two passions to help clients with their residential, commercial and real estate investment needs for the past three years.  Jim and his wife, Christi have called Northwest Arkansas their home for the past 16 years. His hobbies include hiking, camping, fishing, muscle cars and spending time with family.

Retired

DON WALKER

Recently retired as EVP, Regional Executive for Arvest Bank, Don was responsible for oversight of all Arkansas markets as well as Government Relations for Arvest Bank. Don is a 1974 graduate of the University of Arkansas, and began his career with Arvest as a Loan Officer in February of 1978.

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Jones Center for Families

Founding Member

Advisory Member

ED CLIFFORD

Ed retired from Walmart after 17 years to serve as President and CEO of the Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce. He is currently the Director of the Jones Center for Families in Springdale, AR.

Saving land today for the generations of tomorrow. 

Email:

info@nwalandtrust.org

Phone:

479-966-4666

Mailing Address:

1725 S. Smokehouse Trail

Fayetteville, AR 72701

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