Workforce Development Board

Members of the Northwest Arkansas Workforce Development Board are appointed by the Chief Elected Officials according to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.

Mr. John “Bo” Phillips, Chair
Cox Business

Mr. Kelley Sharp, Vice Chair
University of Arkansas Facilities Management

Mr. Roger Potter, Secretary
Anstff Bank

Mr. David Bell
David Bell, LLC

Mr. Eddie Bartlett
Bartlett Family Dentistry

Ms. Sammie Cribbs
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

Ms. Cheryl Davenport
Vexus Boats

Mr. Hugh Smith
Smith & Taylor Tax

Mr. Jason Patience

Ms. Karlea Newberry
Signature Bank of Arkansas

Ms. Sandy Stout
Harps Food

Ms. Sonya Edwards
Jones Physical Therapy

Ms. Trish Villines
Villines Electric Company

Ms. Vicki Jones
Modern Fence

Mr. Aaron Johnson
Division of Workforce Services

Ms. Jennifer Ragsdale
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Mr. Kevin Estes
Division of Services for the Blind

Mr. Wilson Marseilles
Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce 

Ms. Cherie Conner
North Arkansas College Adult Education

Ms. Diana Johnson

Mr. Ricky Tompkins
Arkansas Community Colleges Association

Mr. Walter Hinojosa
Northwest Arkansas Central Labor Council 

Mr. Kelley Sharp
Northwest Arkansas Plumbing 

Ms. Chrissie Larchez
Hope Cottages

Ms. Emilee Tucker
O.U.R. Educational Cooperative 

Mr. Matt Russell
Jack Williams Veteran Resource Center

Workforce Agendas

The Northwest Arkansas Workforce Development Board meets the first Wednesday of March, June, September and December at the NWAEDD Plaza located at 818 Hwy. 62-65 North Harrison, AR 72602

The Workfoce Development Board Meetings are open to the public.  Live meetings can be accessed by calling 855-332-4181.  To join enter access code 741-5404.

Workforce Development Board Meetings

March 6, 2024

June 5, 2024

September 4, 2024

December 4, 2024