Arkansas

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Northwest Arkansas

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NextUp Northwest Arkansas leadership

Meet the dedicated members leading the charge for the region.

Lela Davidson

Executive Co-Chair

Carol Vella

Executive Co-Chair

Candy Friedman

Region Executive Advisor

Katie Holley

Region Executive Advisor

Diana Marshall

Region Executive Advisor

Heather Mcintyre

Region Executive Advisor

Vinima Shekhar

Region Executive Advisor

Douglas Waller

Region Executive Advisor

Tonya Pullen

Operations Officer

Elana Owens

Finance Officer

Ryan Smith

Finance Officer

Susan Dux

Internal Engagement Officer

Callie Acuff

Growth & Development Officer

Bethany Stephens

Growth & Development Officer

Allison Van Matre

Programming Officer

Tina Winham

Programming Officer

Erin Jernigan

Communications Officer

Victoria Sandoval

Communications Officer

Kimberly Mcgee

Region Alliances Officer

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