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Lucas Pointer

Lucas Pointer

Zone 1

First Western Bank
lpointer@nwacc.edu

Lucas M. Pointer of Bentonville, Arkansas, is a native of Watson Chapel, Pine Bluff and earned a Bachelor of Science in agricultural, food & life sciences from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He's currently a Vice President with First Western Bank.  Read more...

DeAnne Witherspoon

DeAnne Witherspoon

Zone 2

Retired
dwitherspoon@nwacc.edu

Dr. Witherspoon is a native of Neosho, Missouri and completed her BS in Physical Science at Kansas State University in 1978 and her Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1982. Upon graduation, she served as an officer in the United States Air Force for ten years and received the Air Force Commendation Medal and completed Squadron Officer School.  Read more...

 

 Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris

Zone 3

Sightline Retail
rharris14@nwacc.edu

Rachel Harris, a native of Rogers, Arkansas earned a BA in Public Relations from Drury University, Springfield, Missouri in 2001. She is currently an account manager with Sightline Retail in Bentonville, Arkansas. Read more...

Todd Schwartz

Todd Schwartz

Zone 4

Grace Lutheran Academy
tschwartz1@nwacc.edu

Todd Schwartz has served as a member of the NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Board of Trustees since January 1, 2013. He believes that education is the cornerstone to building a better life, and that everyone should have access to high quality, affordable higher education. Read more...

 

Ron Branscum

Ron Branscum

Zone 5

Arvest Bank
rbranscum@nwacc.edu

Ron Branscum is the Arvest Bank Senior Vice President based at the Rogers downtown location, and has served as president of Regional Therapy Services Inc. in Rogers. He has many years of experience in the financial industry, including the Arkansas State Bank Department. Read more...

 

Mark Scott

Mark Scott

Zone 6

Ozarks Community Hospital
mscott13@nwacc.edu

Mark Scott lives in Rogers, Arkansas with his wife Kelsey and their three children. He is the director of communications and media relations at Ozarks Community Hospital, and represents District 6 on the NWACC Board of Trustees. Read more...

 

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Mauricio Herrera

Mauricio Herrera

Zone 8

Herrera Law Group
mherrera3@nwacc.edu

Mauricio was born in Texistepeque, Santa Ana, El Salvador, and immigrated to Los Angeles, California, in 1984. He became a resident of northwest Arkansas in January 1996 when he relocated with his wife, Virginia, and three children. Mauricio and his wife, Virginia, currently reside in Rogers, Arkansas. Read more...

Joe Spivey

Joe Spivey

Zone 9

First National Bank
lspivey1@nwacc.edu

Joe Spivey, a native of Rogers, Arkansas, earned a BS in Business from Arkansas State University/Jonesboro in 1982, and an MS in Education from the University of Arkansas/Fayetteville in 1991. He also completed training from the Disney Management Institute, the Army ROTC Leadership Challenge, and the John Brown University Soderquist Institute for Leadership and Ethics.  Read more...

 

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