Arkansas Alumni Association Announces New Board Members
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Alumni Association is proud to announce the newest members of the National Board of Directors who are a part of the Class of 2020. These alumni have agreed to serve a three-year term, which began on July 1, 2017.
Additionally, Teena Gunter of Oklahoma City has been selected as the president-elect for the National Board of Directors. Gunter is the general counsel for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry and has been with the department for 20 years. She also serves as the director for the Agricultural Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program for the agency and the director of the Commercial Pet Breeders and Animal Shelter Licensing Program.
Four board members — John Berrey, LaTonya Foster, Steven Hinds and Jordan Patterson Johnson — were selected to serve a second three-year term.
Class of 2020 Board Members
Tori Bogner of Fayetteville is the director of business development at Baldwin & Shell Construction. She is an Arkansas native and earned a bachelor's degree in communication and a master's degree in higher education from the University of Arkansas. She is a former staff member of the University of Arkansas, and she founded and served as the inaugural president of the Associated Student Government Alumni Society. She is an annual member of the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Cecilia Grossberger-Medina of Fayetteville is the assistant director of marketing & communications for New Student & Family Programs at the University of Arkansas. She is a native of Cochabamba, Bolivia, and has lived in Fayetteville since 1999. She earned a master's degree in communication from the University of Arkansas. Grossberger-Medina is one of the founders of the Latino Alumni Society and is currently the president of the society. She is a member of the Staff Senate and an annual member of the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Regina Hopper of Alexandria, Virginia, is senior vice president of global public policy for Knoxville, Tennessee-based Gridsmart Technologies. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and a juris doctor from the University of Arkansas. She is the former president and CEO of Intelligent Transportation Society of America and a former Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent. She is the chair of the Miss America Foundation Board of Trustees and first vice-chair of the Miss America Board of Directors, and she was Miss Arkansas 1983. She was the 2011 Arkansas Alumni Association Johnson Fellow. She is an annual member of the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Donald E. Walker
Donald E. Walker of Fayetteville is a regional executive with Arvest Bank Group in Fayetteville. He was previously president and CEO of Arvest Bank, Tulsa. He has a bachelor's degree in poultry science from the University of Arkansas. He began his career with Arvest as a loan officer in February 1978. He has served as a board member of the Tulsa Area Chapter of the Arkansas Alumni Association. He is a member of the Campaign Arkansas Alumni Association Unit Committee. He is an A-plus Life Member of the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Victor Wilson of Arlington, Texas, is president of Concealment Solutions International LLC. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas. Wilson is a member of the Campaign Arkansas Steering Committee, Campaign Arkansas Alumni Association Unit Committee, the Diversity Campaign Committee and the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Selection Committee. He has also served as a board member for the Black Alumni Society. He is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is a Life Member of the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Ashley Fitzsimmons, assistant director of communications
Arkansas Alumni Association
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