Lead Agency

Pamela (Pam) Willrodt

PhD, Lead
Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI) 2801 South University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204-1009 501-569-8221 Office 520-312-7460 Mobile

Coordinating Agencies

Michael Strickland

AR State Library 900 West Capitol Little Rock, AR 72201-1049 501-682-2053 501-682-2053

Ron White

Labor Market Information AR Dept of Workforce Services P.O. Box 2981 Little Rock, AR 72203-2981 501-682-3121 501-682-3186

Local Affiliates

Planning and Development Districts/ Economic Development Districts

Van Thomas

Director
White River PDD P.O. Box 2396 Batesville, AR 72501 870-793-5233 870-793-4036 Fax

Melissa Rivers

Director
East AR PDD P.O. Box 1403 Jonesboro, AR 72401 870-932-3957 870-932-0135 Fax

Sasha Grist

Director
Western AR PDD P.O. Box 2067 Fort Smith, AR 72902 479-785-2651 479-785-1964 Fax

Rodney Larsen

Director
Central AR PDD P.O. Box 300 Lonoke, AR 72086-0300 501-676-2721 501-676-5020 Fax

Joe Willis

Director
Northwest AR EDD P.O. Box 190 Harrison, AR 72602-0190 870-741-5404 870-741-1905 Fax

Renee Dycus

Director
Southwest AR PDD P.O. Box 767 Magnolia, AR 71754-0767 870-234-4030 870-234-0135 Fax

Dwayne Pratt

Director
West Central AR PDD P.O. Box 6409 Hot Springs, AR 71902 501-525-7577 501-525-7677 Fax

Glenn Bell

Director
Southeast AR EDD P.O. Box 6806 Pine Bluff, AR 71611 870-536-1971 870-536-7718 Fax

Regional Planning Councils

Richard Magee

Metroplan 501 West Markham, Suite B Little Rock, AR 72201-1409 501-372-3300 501-372-8060

Jeff Hawkins

Director
NW AR Regional Planning Commission 1311 Clayton St. Springdale, AR 72762 479-751-7125 479-751-7150

Larry Reynolds

Director
Southeast AR Regional Planning Commission 1300 Ohio St. Pine Bluff, AR 71601 870-534-4247 870-534-1555

Chris Brown

Ark-Tex Council of Government 4808 Elizabeth St. Texarkana, TX 75503 903-832-3441 903-832-2672