OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Arvest

Board President

EILEEN JENNINGS

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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.

C.R. Crawford Construction

Secretary/Treasurer

JASON EVINS

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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.

Jones Center for Families

Founding Member

ED CLIFFORD

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Lorraine spent more than forty years as an archaeological and environmental consultant, specializing in regulatory compliance and project management. She was president of Heartfield Price and Greene, Inc. an archaeological and environmental consulting firm based in Monroe, Louisiana.

Environmental Consultant

LORRAINE HEARTFIELD

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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.

Landmark Real Estate & Investment

JIM GALLAGHER

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. 

Ecological Design Group

JENNY BURBIDGE

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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.

Walton Enterprises

Vice-President

KEVIN THORNTON

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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.

Attorney

Founding Member

MICHELE "MICKI" HARRINGTON

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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.

The Nature Conservancy

Founding Member

TIM SNELL

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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.

CEI Engineering

TOM OPPENHEIM

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. 

Walmart

JEFF RICE

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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