OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ecological Design Group
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.
C.R. Crawford Construction
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.
Board Secretary/ Treasurer
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.
University of Arkansas
Jami (Ph.D. Arkansas) directs geophysical remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) research for the Arkansas Archeological Survey. He serves as research faculty in the UA Department of Anthropology and cooperating faculty for the Environmental Dynamics Ph.D. program. His work integrates geophysical remote sensing, high-accuracy mapping, aerial photo interpretation, image processing, LiDAR analysis, and GIS data development for archeological research and cultural landscape studies through time.
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.