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Arkansas Rural Education Association
60 Evergreen Road
Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957
Phone: 479-234-2733
Board Of Directors
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Bill Abernathy, Executive Director  479-234-2733


Darin Beckwith, President

Dr. Larry Smith, Vice President

Benny Weston, Secretary

Dr. David Hopkins, Past President

Board Member Terms of Office (3 year terms)


Northeast--Donna Harris

Western--Dennis Copeland

Northcentral--Dennis Martin

Great Rivers--Tom Wilson

Wilbur Mills--Arthur Dunn


Northwest--Larry Ben

Dawson--Ronnie Kissire

O.U.R.--Dale Query

Crowley’s Ridge--James Dunivan

Southwest--Billy Lee


Arch Ford--Ron Wilson

Southeast--Kelvin Gragg

Southcentral--Gary Hines

DeQueen/Mena--Hal Landrith

Arkansas River--Bobby Acklin