Posted: August 3, 2014 at 2:22 a.m.


Arkansas Baptist College recently added Alicia Smith and Bob Childress to its board of directors.

The organization has also announced the election of new board officers for 2014-15. They include: Beth Gladden Coulson, president; Rev. Ken Harris, vice president; Sterling Ingram, secretary; and Bob Childress, treasurer.


Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield recently announced the promotions of eight staff members:

Judy Blevins was promoted to vice president of claims operations and national account administration; Kathy Ryan to senior vice president of enterprise information systems and technology; and Ernest D.J. Bradley to director of customer service and customer accounts.

Alicia Berkemeyer was promoted to vice president of enterprise primary care initiatives; Kim Henderson to vice president of information systems; Shirl Welch to director of regulatory and marketplace compliance; Philip Sherrill to vice president of internal control and reporting and chief audit executive; and Curtis Barnett to senior vice president of enterprise internal operations.


Marquita Little, director of policy and planning at the Arkansas Department of Human Services, was recently selected to be a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.


Dr. Claudia Barone, a professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has become the first nurse appointed to the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration.

Connie McKay Stillwell of North Little Rock was recently named the new executive director for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation in Gainesville, Fla.


The North Little Rock Sertoma Club recently installed new board officers and members for 2014-15.

Board officers are Rick Scott, chairman; Jim Stanley, president; Richard Carroll, first vice president; Gayle Lopez, second vice president; Dorcus Miller, secretary; Sherry Bruno, treasurer; and Gregory Ferguson, sergeant-at-arms.

New board members include Steven Henry, Sharon Golgan, Jake Broadaway, Brooks Wolfe, Darla Amos and Joe Emmel.


Marie Stacks has joined The Property Group as a sales associate.

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