AGFC Names New Deputy Director
Roger Mangham is coming back to Arkansas and joining the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) as its newest deputy director.
Mangham was the director of conservation programs for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Arkansas from 2006-2016, before moving to Alabama to head the TNC Alabama as its state director, a role he has served for the past three and a half years. Read the full story here.
Op-Ed: Celebrating Arkansas Startups on the World Stage
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is seven full days of community programming with the purpose of promoting entrepreneurship as the driving force for positive change in the world. This year from November 18-24, 10 million people from 170 countries will attend 35,000 events that aim to inspire business creation and connect founders with resources to scale their existing ventures.
Central Arkansas will be participating in the festivities, with organizations like the Conductor and the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center both hosting free events that serve to strengthen and grow entrepreneurs in the state. Read the full story here.
House Report: Upgrading to a REAL ID Driver’s License
This week we want to remind you of an important deadline approaching all Arkansans.
On October 1, 2020, anyone who boards a domestic flight or enters a federal building will either need a REAL ID driver’s license (DL) or Identification Card (ID) or will need to provide a regular identification and additional accepted forms of identification. Read the full story here.
Baptist Health Reportedly Hires New Chief Development Officer
Baptist Health is reportedly naming a new chief development officer for the Baptist Health Foundation.
An anonymous source tells Arkansas Money & Politics that the health system is tapping Lena Moore to take over as the foundation’s chief development officer. According to the source, Moore’s start will be effective Monday, Dec. 2. Read the full story here.
ForwARd Arkansas Executive Director Susan Harriman Stepping Down
The executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a public-private partnership aimed at increasing student achievement in Arkansas, is stepping down.
Susan Harriman is resigning as the organization’s executive director and will be taking early retirement, citing family medical issues. Harriman made the announcement Thursday, Nov. 14, and her effective day of resignation will be Wednesday, Dec. 4. Read the full story here.