ASPSF Staff

Meet our staff! We’re passionate about the ASPSF mission and the single-parent students we serve.

Shaila Creekmore

Program Manager, Region 3

Beverly Chapple

Program Manager, Region 4

Abbie Taylor Cox

Development Manager

Tammy Ellis

Finance Manager

Arlene Green

IT Manager

Alodia Hankins

Program Manager, Region 2

Mary Hauser

Bookkeeper

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Ruthanne Hill

Executive Director

Paige Mahoney

Donor Relations Manager

Sandy Nelson

Program Manager, Region 8

LaCresha Newton

Program Director

Jen Para

Communications Director

Daphne Scott

Program Manager, Region 9

Kerron Simpson

Program Manager, Region 5

Keisha Smith

Program Manager, Region 10

Wendy Stotts

Development Manager

Sandra Warren

Program Manager, Region 6

Beth Weldon ASPSF Development Manager

Beth Weldon

Development Manager

Kim Paul Williams

Program Manager, Region 1

Laura Lee Williard

Program Manager, Region 7

Board of Directors

Meet our board! Our Board of Directors generously share their time and talents to help make post-secondary education possible for single-parent students across Arkansas.

Betsy Baker

President

Sunshine Bartlett

President-Elect

Mike Weaver

Treasurer

Adelene McClenny

Secretary

Tony Thomas

Past-President

Jean Block

Member-at-Large

Maret Cahill Wicks

Member-at-Large

Dr. Charles Donaldson

Member-at-Large

Dr. Thomas Flowers

Member-at-Large

Ryan Morrow

Member-at-Large

Michael O'Bryan

Member-at-Large

Ventrell Thompson

Member-at-Large

Sandra Valley-Bagley

Member-at-Large

Ray Winiecki

Member-at-Large

Words from Our Board Members


"Nothing is more fulfilling than to see those students thrive and succeed."

Tony Thomas, ASPSF Board Member

"I am truly inspired by our students: the obstacles they overcome and the impact their education has on their children. The success rate speaks volumes about the quality of the organization and the approach."

Andrea Dobson, former ASPSF board member